Railway Investment Rises

China’s railway investment increased in H1 2017, and national railway investment is expected to reach an all-time high this year. Fixed asset investment on railways increased 1.9% YoY to about US$45 billion in the first half of the year, according to China Railway Corporation. A series of new projects will go underway in the second half of the year, including a high-speed line between Anqing and Jiujiang and a line between Huanggang and Huangmei.

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