Commuters walk to a metro station in Beijing on March 27. Businesses in China are starting to revert to a normal work routine after weeks of strict quarantine measures but the economy is not yet out of the woods. Photo: Reuters Commuters walk to a metro station in Beijing on March 27. Businesses in China are starting to revert to a normal work routine after weeks of strict quarantine measures but the economy is not yet out of the woods. Photo: Reuters
Commuters walk to a metro station in Beijing on March 27. Businesses in China are starting to revert to a normal work routine after weeks of strict quarantine measures but the economy is not yet out of the woods. Photo: Reuters
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

Infections are down, pollution is back. But China’s post-coronavirus economic recovery is a long way off

  • With a quarter of the world’s population still in lockdown and their economies at a standstill, China appears to be rebounding at speed. The worst, though, is yet to come, and investors should not expect business as usual any time soon

Commuters walk to a metro station in Beijing on March 27. Businesses in China are starting to revert to a normal work routine after weeks of strict quarantine measures but the economy is not yet out of the woods. Photo: Reuters Commuters walk to a metro station in Beijing on March 27. Businesses in China are starting to revert to a normal work routine after weeks of strict quarantine measures but the economy is not yet out of the woods. Photo: Reuters
Commuters walk to a metro station in Beijing on March 27. Businesses in China are starting to revert to a normal work routine after weeks of strict quarantine measures but the economy is not yet out of the woods. Photo: Reuters
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