Does the Chinese economy look like a locomotive engine moving ahead at full speed? Or does it seem more like a big bubble which was blown up by a surge of investment?
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is willing to show the world its annual economic growth rate and its several stunning “Modern Shop Windows,” such as Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and other economically developed cities.
But apart from those wealthy cities, the equally important distribution of wealth, and the reality of the poverty existing in the vast regions outside of those “Modern Shop Windows” has been deliberately covered up.
What is the real truth behind China's economic development? The following selection of photos will explain a little: