Shanghai has always been an important place. Located on the Yangtze river’s mouth, this Chinese city was already a world commerce hub back in the ’30s. But it wasn’t until Deng Xiaoping’s economic reforms that the city exploded. Only 15 years later, it became the largest cargo port in the world. Twenty years later, it’s the megalopolis you are seeing in this photo.
Shanghai Skyline: Before And After
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