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

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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