Why China Is so Good at Building Railways

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References:
[1] https://www.economist.com/china/2017/...
[2] https://datahelpdesk.worldbank.org/kn...
[3] http://documents.worldbank.org/curate...
[4] https://www.oag.com/on-time-performan...
[5] https://www.export.gov/article?id=Chi...
[6] https://translate.google.com.au/trans...
[7] https://www.ft.com/content/ca28f58a-9...
[8] http://www.hsr.ca.gov/docs/about/busi...
[9] https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/b...
[10] https://www.researchgate.net/profile/...
[11] http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018...
[12] https://www.economist.com/china/2017/...

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