Snow-covered vats at a vinegar and soy sauce mill in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province. The city is today best known for its production of rice-based black vinegar used in Chinese cuisine. Photo: Reuters

Zhenjiang suicide-watch guard is the human face of the economic malaise that afflicts smaller cities amid the US-China trade war

  • Jiangsu was 1.3 trillion yuan in debt by June, 2018, the highest among China’s provinces, and Zhenjiang is among the poorer cities in the province
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Snow-covered vats at a vinegar and soy sauce mill in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province. The city is today best known for its production of rice-based black vinegar used in Chinese cuisine. Photo: Reuters
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