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Bumper year for city infrastructure
31/12/2008 10:24

Dong Zhen/Shanghai Daily news

Shanghai has begun 12 billion yuan (US$1.76 billion) worth of major infrastructure projects this year and will make an even bigger investment in public facilities next year, government officials said yesterday, Shanghai Daily reported.

Shen Xiaosu, deputy director of the Shanghai Construction and Transport Commission, said some major projects previously scheduled to start after 2010 will be brought forward to start next year in an effort to boost domestic demand.