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Chongqing: The Former Rustbelt City at the Heart of the World Economy

Chongqing is a massive industrial city in China’s heartland that many outsiders are unfamiliar with despite its enormous size. The city alone has a GDP of $386 billion, larger than both South Africa ($310 billion) and Egypt ($363 billion).

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