An employee works on an assembly line producing speakers at a factory in Fuyang, Anhui province, eastern China, on November 30. Global demand for Chinese products should drive economic recovery as China reopens, and there is also the prospect of greater lift from revived domestic consumer demand. Photo: AFP
An employee works on an assembly line producing speakers at a factory in Fuyang, Anhui province, eastern China, on November 30. Global demand for Chinese products should drive economic recovery as China reopens, and there is also the prospect of greater lift from revived domestic consumer demand. Photo: AFP
Neal Kimberley
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Neal Kimberley

China economy: 2023 recovery on cards as Beijing starts shift from zero-Covid policy

  • The zero-Covid policy has weighed heavily on China’s economy, so shifting to pandemic management should give it a material boost
  • In addition to foreign demand for Chinese goods, reopening could unleash domestic consumer demand

An employee works on an assembly line producing speakers at a factory in Fuyang, Anhui province, eastern China, on November 30. Global demand for Chinese products should drive economic recovery as China reopens, and there is also the prospect of greater lift from revived domestic consumer demand. Photo: AFP
An employee works on an assembly line producing speakers at a factory in Fuyang, Anhui province, eastern China, on November 30. Global demand for Chinese products should drive economic recovery as China reopens, and there is also the prospect of greater lift from revived domestic consumer demand. Photo: AFP
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