There's more to China than Beijing and Shanghai

Richard Brubaker from consultancy firm China Strategic Development Partners gives an update on China's emerging batch of mega-cities.

With so much talk about China's two big cities û Shanghai and Beijing û itÆs sometimes easy to forget that there are over 600 other cities 22 with a population of over 2 million and another 33 with a population between 1 million and 2 million. These are the cities in the so called second- and third-tiers, a somewhat arbitrary ranking that sorts Chinese cities according to their economic development. In the second tier are the more developed provincial...

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