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The bigger apples

“New York is a big city, but there are 15 cities in China that are bigger than New York”

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Didi Chuxing boss Jean Liu talks with Charlie Rose about the challenges of moving 800 million urban Chinese around every day. Liu says China has at least 44 cities with more than 6 million people (the comparable figure for the US is 6). She also explained that the ridesharing app was organising 25 million journeys a day. Rose routinely repeated her figures in awed tones.


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