The value of China’s exports for January and February fell 17.2 per cent from the equivalent period of 2019 to US$292.45 billion. Photo: Martin Chan The value of China’s exports for January and February fell 17.2 per cent from the equivalent period of 2019 to US$292.45 billion. Photo: Martin Chan
The value of China’s exports for January and February fell 17.2 per cent from the equivalent period of 2019 to US$292.45 billion. Photo: Martin Chan

Coronavirus: China’s economy faces tough time as epidemic set to weigh on exports

  • Despite efforts to get domestic production back on track, the global spread of the deadly disease is likely to cause a sharp decline in demand for Chinese products
  • First quarter contraction remains on the cards as measures to contain outbreak at home bite into consumer spending

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The value of China’s exports for January and February fell 17.2 per cent from the equivalent period of 2019 to US$292.45 billion. Photo: Martin Chan The value of China’s exports for January and February fell 17.2 per cent from the equivalent period of 2019 to US$292.45 billion. Photo: Martin Chan
The value of China’s exports for January and February fell 17.2 per cent from the equivalent period of 2019 to US$292.45 billion. Photo: Martin Chan
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