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A peek into China's incredible future

Last updated on: October 5, 2011 08:32 IST

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China currently ranks as the world's second-largest economy after the United States.

It has been the world's fastest-growing major economy, with consistent growth rates of around 10 per cent over the past 30 years.

China is also the largest exporter and second-largest importer of goods in the world. The country's per capita GDP (PPP) was $7,544 in 2010.

Let us have a look at the changing landscape of China.

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Image: An employee dries shuttlecocks on shelves in Wuhu, Anhui province.
Photographs: Jianan Yu/Reuters
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By 2025, China will have 350 million more people in its cities.

That's about the same as the total population of the United States pouring in to Chinese cities.

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Image: A staff member stands in front of Airbus A320 final assembly line in Tianjin Municipality.
Photographs: Reuters/China Daily
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By 2030, a total of one billion will live in Chinese cities.

That's the total population of Africa.

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Image: Construction workers walk past a farmer near newly constructed buildings in Gushi, Henan Province.
Photographs: David Gray/Reuters
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By 2030, 221 cities in China will have more than one million population.

Europe has just 35 cities that big.

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Image: A view of the UK Pavillion at the Shanghai Expo.
Photographs: Reuters
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A total of five billion square metres of road will be paved.

That's equivalent to one million football pitches.

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Image: National Grand Theatre is reflected in the water in Beijing.
Photographs: Petar Kujundzic/Reuters
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Forty billion square metres of floor space will be built in five million buildings.

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Image: Deshengmen Embrasure Watchtower is lit by coloured lights in Beijing.
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Fifty thousand of five million buildings could be skyscrapers.

That's the equivalent of constructing 10 New York Cities.


Image: A view of China World Trade Centre Tower III in Beijing's Central Business District.
Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters
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