Guangzhou and Beijing Rank as Two Loudest Cities in the World

Beijing city noise

China is home to two of the loudest cities in the world – Guangzhou and Beijing

According to a recent article in The Guardian, Guangzhou, China, ranked as having the worst levels of noise pollution in the world, followed by Cairo, Paris, Beijing and Delhi.

New study Global Acoustic Insulation shows demand for acoustic insulation in China totalling $1.5 billion in 2018, making it the second largest national market in the world in value terms behind the US.

Through 2023, demand for acoustic insulation in the Asia/Pacific region is expected to grow 6.3% per annum to $4.3 billion, representing 46% of value growth worldwide. Going forward, gains will be boosted by rising standards of living, supporting increased access to air conditioning, associated HVAC equipment output, and higher quality building stocks the rapid expansion of nonresidential building construction in China
growth in industrial equipment and appliance production government efforts in some countries to improve noise pollution and worker safety regulation.

When we include all regions, Freedonia forecasts demand growth at 4.9% per year to reach $11.4 billion in 2023. Despite the popularity of fibreglass in North America and of mineral wool in Eastern Europe, foamed plastic is projected to account for the majority of value gains globally through 2023. Foamed plastic is the most used insulation material in the Asia/Pacific region which will strengthen the material’s leading position.

Motorcycle couriers lane split between cars in Sao Paulo September 6, 2012. Dying at the rate of three per day, according to official statistics, Sao Paulo's approximately 200,000 registered motorcycle couriers, nicknamed either motoboys or mad dogs, are the terror of drivers. Motoboys in the city bully drivers into giving them the right of way as they race along the corridors formed between the rows of vehicles stuck in heavy traffic, making them their exclusive high speed corridors. Picture taken September 6, 2012. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (BRAZIL - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT) - RTR3BHS3

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Guangzhou and Beijing Rank as Two Loudest Cities in the World
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