A view of downtown Chongqing. The rise and fall of the city’s economy offers a micro view of China’s painful process of rebalancing its economy. Photo: Simon Song

In China industrial heartland city of Chongqing, a painful economic transition is on full display

  • Chongqing is hooked on expensive government infrastructure projects
  • The city’s dominant car sector is weakening, raising fears for the wider private economy
Topic |   China economy

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A view of downtown Chongqing. The rise and fall of the city’s economy offers a micro view of China’s painful process of rebalancing its economy. Photo: Simon Song
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Sidney Leng

Sidney Leng

Sidney Leng joined the Post in 2015 after spending a year and a half working for US media, including National Public Radio and Foreign Policy Magazine. He has been covering China's macroeconomic policies and financial regulations since 2016.