Daqing (Dàqìng 大庆)

Kerry BROWN

Poster of proud workers at Daqing. An oil tanker and oil well are visible in the background. COLLECTION STEFAN LANDSBERGER.

Daqing, a city in northeast China, was formally founded in 1959 to develop the country’s largest oil fields. For many years a model of efficiency and national industrial practice, Daqing was the site of huge protests in 2002 after the central government applied pressure to cut back the workforce in the….

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By | 2014-12-16T16:54:23+00:00 January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Cities, Geography|Comments Off on Daqing (Dàqìng 大庆)

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