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Construction Industry
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The construction market in the PRC has established itself as the second-largest construction market in the world after the US market with a production value of approximately €361 billion in 2005. The demand for construction services varies strongly depending on the type of service. The most important branches of the Chinese construction market focus on the areas of housing construction, construction of transportation infrastructure (dock and airport construction, street, highway, and rail construction; traffic, road traffic), communication infrastructure, power generat…

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Ziouziou, Sammy, “Construction Industry”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of China, Managing Editor English Edition: Daniel Leese. Consulted online on 04 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004168633, 20121018

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