How China's Economy Suffers When It Tries to Cut Pollution

While China is boosting infrastructure spending, it is also keen to make a good impression, even at an increasing economic cost
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Traffic passes the China Central Television (CCTV) headquarters, right, and other commercial buildings in the central business district in Beijing, China.

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Sometimes, Chinese policy making seems to tug the economy in different directions.

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