The Hutong Railway Yangtze River Bridge is set to cost more than US$5.3 billion. Photo: AFP

China’s Nantong dreams big with infrastructure projects to drive growth in economic downturn

  • The Hutong Yangtze River Bridge will be four times the length of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, and is estimated to cost more than US$5.34 billion
  • National Development and Reform Commission granted approvals for more than US$137.87 billion worth of projects in December to boost slowing economy
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The Hutong Railway Yangtze River Bridge is set to cost more than US$5.3 billion. Photo: AFP
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Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee

Beijing-based correspondent Amanda Lee covers markets and the economy for the Post, with an interest in China's economic and social landscape. A graduate of the London School of Economics, she joined the Post in 2017 and has previously worked for Thomson Reuters and Forbes.