Ghost Cities in China

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Analysis on Ghost Cities in China Abstract “China's ambitious urbanization plan has helped create many ghost cities. Two years after visiting some of China's most infamous ghost cities and malls, Australian reporter Adrian Brown revisited them for SBS Dateline, to see if they had changed. His tour of Tianducheng, the Paris replica that we reported on; the South China Mall; and Kangbashi in Ordos, China's most famous ghost city, showed that they were still empty. Tom Miller, a Chinese urbanization expert told Brown, it's as though Chinese officials "basically draw a circle on a map and they build it, and then they expect people to go and move in." The "gamble" is that cities might be empty now, but they will be filled up later, an argument Stephen Roach has previously made. While some argue that this is symptomatic of a massive property bubble in China, this really shows the presence on individual property bubbles across China.” A news from Business Insider. (Mamta Badkar, 2013) Introduction “Some statistics over that ten year period are well known: China became the world's second largest economy and the world's largest goods exporter. But such statistics greatly underestimate the scale of China's economic achievement. The last 10 years in China's economy may be summed up in two overwhelming facts which place all other economic data in context.”(John Ross, 2012). A huge rapidly change of economy growing has been achieved in this eastern great country, China. Education, free trade, cultural exchange, unemployment rate and so on had a totally significant increase in last thirty years, it become the world’s largest goods export country, in a short time miracle, China has bring its state control the economy came to the world second largest, with more and more company’s base factory has set up distribute in many cities. China’s

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