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How China's City Migration Could Help Rebalance the Economy: Q&A

  • 100 million shift to cities may help cut housing oversupply
  • But people won’t be moving to the most dynamic urban areas

China said this month it’ll encourage another 100 million of its rural citizens to live in cities and give them residency permits to do so by 2020, the latest step toward undoing a half century of restrictions on labor mobility.

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