ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Datawatch

Night light images paint accurate picture of China GDP

Satellite data reveals where growth estimates are most inflated

BEN HEUBL, Data Journalist | China

LONDON -- When three Chinese local governments admitted to falsifying fiscal revenue figures in 2016, few economists expressed a great deal of surprise.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more