As of Saturday, China’s daily output of masks, including surgical masks and medical N95 masks, was 116 million units, or 12 times the output at the start of February, the country’s top economic planning agency said on Monday. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: China backs free trade in masks despite shortages

  • Chinese commerce official Li Xingqian suggests Beijing will not limit exports of the protective equipment
  • South Korea joins Taiwan, Germany and Russia in restricting overseas sales of products
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As of Saturday, China’s daily output of masks, including surgical masks and medical N95 masks, was 116 million units, or 12 times the output at the start of February, the country’s top economic planning agency said on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
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