A deserted Lujiazui area of the Pudong district of Shanghai, pictured during the city’s lockdown on March 29, 2022. Photo: SCMP / Thomas Yau
A deserted Lujiazui area of the Pudong district of Shanghai, pictured during the city’s lockdown on March 29, 2022. Photo: SCMP / Thomas Yau

Shanghai’s Lujiazui financial forum falls victim to Covid-19 concerns as Communist Party Congress nears

  • The annual Lujiazui Forum, scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, is officially postponed, but may not take place this year, an official says
  • Shanghai officials detected a new Covid-19 case on Tuesday, as millions across the country endure standstill orders amid outbreaks in more than 30 cities

A deserted Lujiazui area of the Pudong district of Shanghai, pictured during the city’s lockdown on March 29, 2022. Photo: SCMP / Thomas Yau
A deserted Lujiazui area of the Pudong district of Shanghai, pictured during the city’s lockdown on March 29, 2022. Photo: SCMP / Thomas Yau
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