Labourers sit in cement pipes near residential buildings at a construction site in Wuhan, Hubei province. Mainland media have estimated the entire pipeline project across the nation could cost 1 trillion yuan a year. Photo: Reuters

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says urban pipeline upgrade will boost economy

New, carefully planned network in major mainland cities will boost and sustain economy in the long run, leader tells work conference

Labourers sit in cement pipes near residential buildings at a construction site in Wuhan, Hubei province. Mainland media have estimated the entire pipeline project across the nation could cost 1 trillion yuan a year. Photo: Reuters
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