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Studio discussion: To what extend has idle land caused higher house prices?

08-20-2010 08:50 BJT

Background: In China idle land has become a major problem. The nation's land authority says most illegal land use cases are related to undeveloped land. So the authority is calling for tightened supervision nationwide. Full story >>

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For more we're joined by Dr Tang Min, deputy director of the the China Development Research Foundation.

1) To what extend has the idle land hoarded by property developers caused higher house prices?

2) What can the government do to further clampdown on hoarding?

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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