Beijing is a lynchpin in the national economy, but has been trying to limit growth of its population. Photo: EPA Beijing is a lynchpin in the national economy, but has been trying to limit growth of its population. Photo: EPA
Beijing is a lynchpin in the national economy, but has been trying to limit growth of its population. Photo: EPA

Four cities played outsize role in Chinese economy

Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen and Guangzhou generated an eighth of national output last year, fuelling concerns the government isn’t spreading out resources

Topic |   China economy
Beijing is a lynchpin in the national economy, but has been trying to limit growth of its population. Photo: EPA Beijing is a lynchpin in the national economy, but has been trying to limit growth of its population. Photo: EPA
Beijing is a lynchpin in the national economy, but has been trying to limit growth of its population. Photo: EPA
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