Video interview: strengths and weakness of the Chinese construction industry

By Andy Brown19 April 2023

The Chinese construction industry is the largest in the world regarding the sales of construction equipment and the country has some of the biggest infrastructure projects in the world located within its borders. With China having relaxed its policy on Covid-19 and the country opening up again, the construction sector is expected to grow from what was a challenging 2022.

Scott Hazelton, managing director of S&P Global Market Intelligence (formally IHS Markit) gives expert insight to Andy Brown, editor, International Construction, about the Chinese construction economy, touching on what sectors are seeing the strongest growth, the government’s investment plans and what the future could hold.

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