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An American in China

The Difficulties of Housing in China

Posted by w_thames_the_d on April 15, 2011

comment from here about China’s housing bubble.
“”If a Chinese blue-collar worker had been working nonstop since the Opium War, then he or she might have enough money to buy an apartment in Beijing today. A prostitute would have had to work every night from the age of 18 to 46. Those estimations were part of an anonymous writer’s email that was spreading in Chinese cyberspace several months ago.

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