Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Still, the infrastructure problem is already being solved, and because it's China, can be solved far quicker than anywhere else.

Do you have any sources for that actual construction is underway on this?

One of the issues with China is that Beijing is relatively weak compared to the provinces, although the top leadership is cycled much of the actual power remains in the hands of local CCP membership that is less mobile.

So the problem politically is that you have many local and provincial fiefdoms that essentially do their own thing.  Even in the realm of state owned enterprises, many of the most important, including as I understand it important power firms, are not owned by the center. It's own of the developmental deficiencies of the Chinese system. Beijing does big talk, but they have relatively little actual control.

And I'll give my consent to any government that does not deny a man a living wage-Billy Bragg

by ManfromMiddletown (manfrommiddletown at lycos dot com) on Mon Jan 9th, 2012 at 09:00:14 AM EST
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