Domestic and international travel restrictions, quarantine measures and coronavirus-related delays in production are taking a toll on China’s economy. Photo: SCMP

Coronavirus: China pledges to hit 2020 targets despite economic impact of epidemic

  • China’s leaders say the coronavirus outbreak is a ‘temporary’ setback and the country’s social development targets for this year can be achieved
  • Beijing is intent on doubling the size of the economy in the decade to 2020, but supply chain disruptions and factory shutdowns threaten to throw growth of course
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Domestic and international travel restrictions, quarantine measures and coronavirus-related delays in production are taking a toll on China’s economy. Photo: SCMP
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