Beijing Urbanization Plans

I see the goal in Beijing as the same as the Obama's administration's plan to move minorities out of high value city centers and into distant suburbs or rural towns, under the guise of diversity. Beijing will open up the outer counties and push lower income residents there with cheaper housing, while industries with attractive real estate will be forced to relocate.

Caixin: Plan to Develop Two New Beijing Districts 'Flies in Face of Population Curbs'
The desire for more development in the two areas runs counter to official efforts to ease overcrowding, smog and traffic congestion problems that have worsened in Beijing in recent years, Lu said.
"The change will lead to more industry and people living there, which would be contradictory to the city's population control policies," he said. "It might also cause problems related to a shortage of infrastructure facilities and public services in the capital to worsen."

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