China’s Vice-Premier Liu He is the top economic aide to President Xi Jinping. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus outbreak halts meeting of top China economists under Vice-Premier Liu He

  • The Economists 50 Forum, which includes China’s most prominent financial experts, has suspended its yearly gathering and urged members to take care
  • Meeting’s indefinite postponement underlines the disruptive impact that coronavirus is having on economic and social activities in China
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China’s Vice-Premier Liu He is the top economic aide to President Xi Jinping. Photo: Bloomberg
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Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin co-leads the political economy team at the Post. He mainly covers economic stories but also writes about Chinese politics and diplomacy. He has previously worked for Reuters and Bloomberg in Beijing.