The airport economist heads to China

Welcome to Qingdao – home to 9 million people and one of China’s booming second-tier cities.

In this episode of The Airpot Economist, Tim Harcourt takes you out of Shanghai and Shenzhen to discover another side of the Chinese economic miracle. Second tier cities are the new the heartland of Chinese manufacturing and consumer growth. Rapid urbanisation and an emerging middle class are creating opportunities for businesses of all shapes and sizes.