Chinese President Xi Jinping has acknowledged the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on economic and social development. Photo: XinhuaChinese President Xi Jinping has acknowledged the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on economic and social development. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping has acknowledged the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on economic and social development. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: Xi Jinping rings alarm on China economy as country shifts priority to maintaining growth

  • President Xi Jinping has acknowledged the ‘unavoidable’ impact of the coronavirus epidemic on China, but implored local officials to resume production where possible
  • Xi’s comments come as concern grows that the economy could be dragged into a deep slowdown, threatening the country’s 2020 development goals

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Chinese President Xi Jinping has acknowledged the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on economic and social development. Photo: XinhuaChinese President Xi Jinping has acknowledged the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on economic and social development. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping has acknowledged the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on economic and social development. Photo: Xinhua
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