A 5G-powered camera scans temperatures at a market in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, amid the coronavirus outbreak, on February 20. Photo: Reuters A 5G-powered camera scans temperatures at a market in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, amid the coronavirus outbreak, on February 20. Photo: Reuters
A 5G-powered camera scans temperatures at a market in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, amid the coronavirus outbreak, on February 20. Photo: Reuters
Aidan Yao
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Aidan Yao

As other economies panic over Covid-19, China can bide its time and stimulate its way to the future

  • Other economies brought out the big guns last month, but not China. It is cautious about an all-out stimulus, after experiencing the side effects of the previous round
  • Instead, Beijing should formulate a forward-looking stimulus programme, focusing on incentives for consumption as well as infrastructure investment

A 5G-powered camera scans temperatures at a market in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, amid the coronavirus outbreak, on February 20. Photo: Reuters A 5G-powered camera scans temperatures at a market in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, amid the coronavirus outbreak, on February 20. Photo: Reuters
A 5G-powered camera scans temperatures at a market in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, amid the coronavirus outbreak, on February 20. Photo: Reuters
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