Zengcheng is anticipating 390 million rural residents moving to urban areas by 2030. Photo: SCMP Zengcheng is anticipating 390 million rural residents moving to urban areas by 2030. Photo: SCMP
Zengcheng is anticipating 390 million rural residents moving to urban areas by 2030. Photo: SCMP

Guangzhou floats plan to double urban area

Two rural counties to become city districts and see easier development, but analysts say new zoning not enough to regain competitive edge

Zengcheng is anticipating 390 million rural residents moving to urban areas by 2030. Photo: SCMP Zengcheng is anticipating 390 million rural residents moving to urban areas by 2030. Photo: SCMP
Zengcheng is anticipating 390 million rural residents moving to urban areas by 2030. Photo: SCMP
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