People dance to music at the Trocadero Human Rights Plaza near the Eiffel Tower in Paris on June 2. France has started a gradual lifting of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in an effort to restart its economy and help people get back to their daily routines. Photo: EPA
Tai Hui
Opinion

Opinion

Tai Hui

Coronavirus lockdowns are lifting and economies are reopening, but the hard work of recovery has only just begun

  • Governments across the world are cautiously allowing businesses to reopen and removing pandemic restrictions in steps
  • The second stage of recovery will be more difficult and may have to contend with some lingering economic damage amid US-China tensions
People dance to music at the Trocadero Human Rights Plaza near the Eiffel Tower in Paris on June 2. France has started a gradual lifting of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in an effort to restart its economy and help people get back to their daily routines. Photo: EPA
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