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Southwest Chinese city of Guiyang tops Shanghai as China’s leading performer on an economic index

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
uiyang, the capital of Guizhou province, has benefitted from government programs aimed at developing the poor but emerging region, according to a report from the Milken Institute that looked at factors such as economic output, job and wage growth, and foreign direct investment.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.