China's Growing GDP

Thursday, January 20, 2011

More than half of the construction cranes in the world are in China. The country is experiencing a huge spike in growth, reporting a ten percent increase of it's GDP. Bill Adams, resident economist with the Conference Board China Centre in Beijing, explains why the country is seeing such growth and how it's affecting the labor force. 

He says that the country experienced a boom in construction beginning in 2009, when the country began to recover from the global recession.


Bill Adams

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