Dushan County in the landlocked southwest province of Guizhou, one of the poorest regions in China has a population of just 370,000, according to the 2017 census. Photo: Weibo

China’s debt-fuelled county admits ‘reckless borrowing’ after video questions 40 billion yuan construction spree

  • Dushan County in the landlocked southwest province of Guizhou, one of the poorest regions in China, has built a number of white elephant projects over the last four years
  • Since its release on Sunday, the ‘How Dushan Burnt 40 billion’ video has been viewed over 27 million times on Weibo, China’s Twitter-like social media platform
Topic |   China economy
Dushan County in the landlocked southwest province of Guizhou, one of the poorest regions in China has a population of just 370,000, according to the 2017 census. Photo: Weibo
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