China invested 802.8 billion yuan (US$116.94) last year in railway infrastructure in 2018. Photo: ReutersChina invested 802.8 billion yuan (US$116.94) last year in railway infrastructure in 2018. Photo: Reuters
China invested 802.8 billion yuan (US$116.94) last year in railway infrastructure in 2018. Photo: Reuters

Full speed ahead for China’s high-speed rail network in 2019 in bid to boost slowing economy

  • The state-owned China Railway Corporation plans to put a total of 6,800km of new track into service this year, a 45 per cent increase in expansion from 2018
  • Significant infrastructure investment by a Beijing government keen to offset the trade war with the United States

Topic |   China economy
China invested 802.8 billion yuan (US$116.94) last year in railway infrastructure in 2018. Photo: ReutersChina invested 802.8 billion yuan (US$116.94) last year in railway infrastructure in 2018. Photo: Reuters
China invested 802.8 billion yuan (US$116.94) last year in railway infrastructure in 2018. Photo: Reuters
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