More than 60 per cent of China’s population lived in urban areas in 2019 and the number will continue to rise, Xi Jinping says. Photo: AP More than 60 per cent of China’s population lived in urban areas in 2019 and the number will continue to rise, Xi Jinping says. Photo: AP
More than 60 per cent of China’s population lived in urban areas in 2019 and the number will continue to rise, Xi Jinping says. Photo: AP

Xi Jinping’s thoughts on China’s urbanisation revealed in new speech

  • Xi Jinping says China must limit city population sizes and continue developing city clusters on the east coast
  • Inland western regions should avoid concentrating resources in a single city to prevent provincial wealth inequality

Topic |   China economy
More than 60 per cent of China’s population lived in urban areas in 2019 and the number will continue to rise, Xi Jinping says. Photo: AP More than 60 per cent of China’s population lived in urban areas in 2019 and the number will continue to rise, Xi Jinping says. Photo: AP
More than 60 per cent of China’s population lived in urban areas in 2019 and the number will continue to rise, Xi Jinping says. Photo: AP
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