Beijing is the only northern city to be included in China’s top 10 cities in terms of economic size this year. Photo: AFP
Beijing is the only northern city to be included in China’s top 10 cities in terms of economic size this year. Photo: AFP

Beijing is China’s only shining northern city as centre of economic gravity moves south

  • Beijing is the only city in the northern half of the country to be included in China’s top 10 cities in terms of economic size this year
  • China’s north-south divide is adding to an already complex regional imbalance between eastern coastal provinces and western regions

Beijing is the only northern city to be included in China’s top 10 cities in terms of economic size this year. Photo: AFP
Beijing is the only northern city to be included in China’s top 10 cities in terms of economic size this year. Photo: AFP
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