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On the road in Wuhan: Central China is booming, for now


Escaping the confines of the Chinese capital, we headed to Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei province, to get a better sense of what is happening in the “real China”. Wuhan offered a striking counterpoint to Beijing, where, as we said in our 18 March 2016 China Monitor: Anxieties abound in Beijing, it is hard to find anybody who feels positive about the direction in which the country is headed. In Wuhan, on the other hand, sentiment was largely positive: most contacts felt...

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