China's Spatial (Dis)integration: Political Economy of the by Rongxing Guo

By Rongxing Guo

This booklet is meant to supply the narratives and analytics of China’s spatial (dis)integration. certainly, the chinese language state is way too huge and spatially complex and various to be misinterpreted. the single possible method of studying it truly is, accordingly, to divide it into smaller geographical components by which you can actually have a greater perception into the spatial mechanisms and nearby features.

  • Provides a mixture of narratives and analytical narratives
  • Includes annexes which assessment provincial and interprovincial panel info and data gathered and compiled through the author
  • Offers really expert arithmetic and statistical techniques

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From the 1950s to the early 1960s, Shanghai dispatched tens of thousands 4 Sources: China Central Television (March 8, 2004) and China Radio International (October 16, 2012). 22 China’s Spatial (Dis)integration of cadres, workers, and intellectuals in finance, construction, textile, electrics, mechanics, and higher education to Shaanxi, which have played an important role in Shaanxi’s economic development and social progress (Huang, February 9, 2011). In 1979, the pairing-aid program was officially established by the Chinese central government as a national policy in its No.

Around 25 billion cubic meters of gas will come from central Asian countries each year, and five billion cubic meters of gas will come from Xinjiang. The fourth and fifth pipelines are under planning. China aims to build a nationwide natural gas network that connects with overseas resources in future. Socioeconomic implications Xinjiang’s development has been quite spatially imbalanced, especially between its southern and northern parts. Even though there are many other reasons behind this kind of southÀnorth difference, including the one that most of the XPCC’s activities have been conducted in northern vis-a`-vis southern Xinjiang), geographical location (southern Xinjiang is farther from the Chinese inland than northern Xinjiang), physical environment, and social and cultural issues (to be discussed in Chapter 5), the large-scale energy exploitation activities in northern Xinjiang should also have played a role.

9 billion tons of oil resources and 10 trillion cubic meters of natural gas resources, which account for about 25% and 28% of China’s total onshore oil and gas reserves, respectively. At the beginning of 2012, PetroChina (China’s largest oil producer) proposed the building of three large oil and gas fields, with the production capacities equivalent to 50 billion tons of oil by 2015 (Xiong, July 7, 2012). Recently, the Geological and Mineral Bureau of Xinjiang has made important progress in the exploration of coal, iron, nickel, gold, lead and zinc ores, and coal, with 15 new mineral fields being found 15 (of which 7 are large ones).

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