The Great Change in the Regional Economy of China under the New Normal

  • Xiaowu Song
  • Shiguo Wu
  • Xin Xu

Part of the The Great Transformation of China book series (TGTC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. Xiaowu Song, Shiguo Wu, Xin Xu
    Pages 1-90
  3. Xiaowu Song, Shiguo Wu, Xin Xu
    Pages 91-160
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 269-287

About this book


This book provides a comparative analysis of the regional development strategies of east, west, northeast and central China and the development of important economic regions including the Yangtze River Delta, the Pearl River Delta, Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region, the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, Chengdu-Chongqing and central-southern areas of Liaoning Province. The book reveals some key issues faced in China's regional development and analyzes their causes while delving into new trends of regional development since the 18th CPC National Congress. 

The book concludes by proposing new ideas for regional development under the new normal and analyzing experiences of other major powers in carrying out coordinated regional development. This book will be of interest to urbanists, journalists, and China scholars.

Xiaowu Song is deputy director of the state council leading group office for revitalizing northeast China and other old industrial bases.

Shiguo Wu is inspector  of national development and reform commission northeast region and other old industrial base revitalization department.

Xin Xu is policy director of the regional revitalization department of the national development and reform commission.


Chinese megacities Regional development Revitalizing Manchuria Urbanization Rise of China

Authors and affiliations

  • Xiaowu Song
    • 1
  • Shiguo Wu
    • 2
  • Xin Xu
    • 3
  1. 1.State Council of the People’s Republic of ChinaBeijingChina
  2. 2.State Council of the People’s Republic of ChinaBeijingChina
  3. 3.State Council of the People’s Republic of ChinaBeijingChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance Economics and Finance (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-32-9474-5
  • Online ISBN 978-981-32-9475-2
  • Series Print ISSN 2509-6001
  • Series Online ISSN 2509-601X
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