Wuhan is the hub of transport and industry for central China. Photo: Shutterstock

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Why Wuhan is so important to China’s economy and the potential impact of the coronavirus

  • Wuhan, the hub of transport and industry for central China, has been sealed off to contain the spread of the deadly outbreak
  • Known as the ‘thoroughfare of China’, restrictions on its transport links will impact the economy outside the city, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Wuhan is the hub of transport and industry for central China. Photo: Shutterstock
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