Chengdu with nearly twice the population of New York, reported a gross domestic product of 1.7 trillion yuan (US$249 billion) last year. Photo: EPA-EFE Chengdu with nearly twice the population of New York, reported a gross domestic product of 1.7 trillion yuan (US$249 billion) last year. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chengdu with nearly twice the population of New York, reported a gross domestic product of 1.7 trillion yuan (US$249 billion) last year. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese city seeks technological breakthroughs to help nation survive restrictions imposed by United States

  • Massive construction boom in Chengdu is the epitome of China’s push to counter rising external hostilities, particularly with United States
  • The notion of a whole-nation mechanism, which worked well in developing atomic bombs, satellites and manned space missions, has returned

Topic |   China economy
Chengdu with nearly twice the population of New York, reported a gross domestic product of 1.7 trillion yuan (US$249 billion) last year. Photo: EPA-EFE Chengdu with nearly twice the population of New York, reported a gross domestic product of 1.7 trillion yuan (US$249 billion) last year. Photo: EPA-EFE
Chengdu with nearly twice the population of New York, reported a gross domestic product of 1.7 trillion yuan (US$249 billion) last year. Photo: EPA-EFE
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