China continues to implement huge projects "for growth", thus at the same time stimulating their economies. In Inner Mongolia Ordos city erected, designed for 1 million. People. At present they have 20 thousand, 98% of the buildings are empty.
In China, many cities with, airports and shopping centers- ghost - giant infrastructure projects, vacant for years. Chinese authorities announce that these objects - "for growth", and sooner or later they will fill people, clerks, passengers or tenants. At the same time, the government artificially "accelerates" the economy - such infrastructure projects (here also may include roads that few rides, warehouses, filled to capacity with copper or aluminum, etc.) is added to the annual GDP growth rate of 1-1.5 percentage points.
The city of Ordos in Inner Mongolia began to build in 2003. Despite the fact that in the province of Mongolia is only about 17% of the city, it was decided to erect it in the Mongolian style (hence its name associated with the word "Horde»).
As a result, by 2010, on an area of 355 square kilometers of the city was built, designed for 1 million. People (by the way, the population density in it 4 times less than in Moscow - this is the way that even sverhnaselёnny China can afford to build a large city but this is a topic for another article). However, by the end of 2013, Ordos was inhabited by only 2% - live in it 20 thousand people Your text to link ...