A cow in Kashgar's livestock market, China
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Kashgar on China's Silk Road booms again

China's government is pouring billions of dollars into Kashgar, in the country's north-east region of Xinjiang.

The ancient city is on the old trading route known as the Silk Road, and Chinese authorities want to return it to its glory days as a transport hub.

But while Kashgar is now experiencing its biggest economic boom in living memory, the boom is also driving up costs.

The BBC's Martin Patience has this report from the city's livestock market.