BEIJING — China aims to build a total of 461,000 kilometers (286,452 miles) of national highway by 2035, compared with 382,000 kilometers by the end of 2021, the state planner said on Tuesday.
Authorities are doubling down on an infrastructure push, dusting off an old playbook to revive a faltering economy, which has been hit by COVID-19 lockdowns, a property market downturn and soft consumer spending. (Reporting by Stella Qiu, Ellen Zhang and Ryan Woo; Editing by Christopher Cushing)
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