License quotas to control gridlock in Beijing

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Des embouteillages sur l’un des principaux axes de circulation de Pékin © AFP PHOTO/Peter PARKS

Beijing announced a package of detailed rules on Thursday to ease its growing traffic gridlock, the rumors of which had caused frenzy car buying this month.

The city will only allow 240,000 vehicles to be registered next year, said Zhou Zhengyu, vice-secretary general of the Beijing municipal government.

China Daily

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