Regional officials did much soul searching in 2013 – and they found mounds of debt. Now the central government is stepping in and looking to upend an inefficient system through reforms to bond markets, land sales and the amount city governments spend on their residents.
Our four part series looks at how and why local governments amassed such huge debt, and the options Beijing has to deal with it.
Part one: China’s debt pile – where did it all come from?
Part two: Can bond markets bail out China’s local officials?
Part three: Edging local governments out of the land market
Part four: Closing the wealth gap is a battle between China’s cities
You must log in to post a comment.
Yes, I would like to receive emails from China Economic Review. (You can unsubscribe anytime)
Copyright © 2018 SinoMedia Group Limited All rights reserved