Will China repeat the mistakes of the USSR?

November 6, 2018


21st century China used more concrete in three years than the USA in the entire 20th century. Can this astonishing rate of economic development be sustained?

In this UnPacked Short, Charlotte Pickles and Peter Franklin ask whether China will crash and burn like the Soviet Union, or whether its embrace of capitalism can keep it going.


Read the UnPacked behind the Short here


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