An extended lack of income among workers, especially those with families, risks a major increase in urban poverty, one expert warned. Photo: EPAAn extended lack of income among workers, especially those with families, risks a major increase in urban poverty, one expert warned. Photo: EPA
An extended lack of income among workers, especially those with families, risks a major increase in urban poverty, one expert warned. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus: tales of economic woe spread on Chinese social media as workers, small businesses suffer

  • Acute economic pain is gripping many people in China as the coronavirus erases potential income streams and business revenues
  • A survey found that two thirds of Chinese small businesses expect to fail if they have no revenue for two months

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An extended lack of income among workers, especially those with families, risks a major increase in urban poverty, one expert warned. Photo: EPAAn extended lack of income among workers, especially those with families, risks a major increase in urban poverty, one expert warned. Photo: EPA
An extended lack of income among workers, especially those with families, risks a major increase in urban poverty, one expert warned. Photo: EPA
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