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MEDIA ADVISORY: China explosion is economic disaster – QUOTE and EXPERT available

Written by Judith Tyson

Press Release

Judith Tyson, an economist and expert on global economic development who works for the UK think tank the Overseas Development Institute, said: “Tianjin is a crucial part of the export infrastructure that supports production in China. It is critical for Chinas electronic, machinery and iron exports.

“It has a central role in the current economic plan to expand and diversify the northern Chinese industrial areas with it being part of a new free trade zone launched only in April 2015.

“This explosion – on the back of stock market and housing market crashes, and currency devaluations - is both a humanitarian and economic crisis.”


Judith Tyson is available for interview. Here is her biography http://www.odi.org/experts/1320-judith-tyson

Contact Miles Barter, Overseas Development Institute acting media officer on 07808 791265 to arrange an interview with Judith.