China has had a remarkable period of rapid growth shifting from a centrally planned to a market based economy. Today, China is an upper middle-income country that has complex development needs, where the Bank continues to play an important development role.
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A World Bank project helped improve the existing urban transport infrastructure to enhance mobility, access and safety, directly benefiting motorists, public transport passengers, cyclists, pedestrians and people with disabilities. Read More »
A project helped provide safer drinking water for over 730,000 people including 340,000 people with unsafe fluoride-affected ground water. It contributed to a better environment and improved the health of nearly 4.17 million people in the Shandong province. Read More »
Four cities in China’s Sichuan Province had significantly improved roads, sewerage networks and landscaping, and strengthened the capacity for urban planning and land management, creating a better urban environment for more than 3 million people. Read More »