How did China become so ‘hot’?

By Barry Li

Anyone who has visited the country recently knows the growth in China is real, and very visible. In 1950 some 544 million people lived mostly in villages; by 2015, the population had ballooned to 1.38 billion people, with 56 per cent living in cities. The scale of construction being carried out to accommodate this population growth is stunning. Besides housing, the new population needs food, clothing, transport, services and entertainment. The supply of every household product to its own population alone would make China the largest market by volume in the world.

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