A railway worker holds a sign reading “Hankou Station welcomes you!” as passengers board the first high-speed train to leave after the resumption of services in Wuhan, Hubei, on April 8, after 11 weeks of lockdown. Photo: AP
Prof Zhang Jun
Opinion

Opinion

Prof Zhang Jun

Why the coronavirus crisis won’t weaken China’s position in the global supply chain

  • China’s role is changing, without a doubt, as the economy shifts gear into developing its hi-tech and services sectors
  • Its innovation, and still considerable manufacturing heft, will ensure it has a place in the global value chain while its huge domestic market will continue to draw businesses from around the world
A railway worker holds a sign reading “Hankou Station welcomes you!” as passengers board the first high-speed train to leave after the resumption of services in Wuhan, Hubei, on April 8, after 11 weeks of lockdown. Photo: AP
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