The economic impact of the virus on China may incentivise policymakers elsewhere to take more decisive action. Photo: EPA-EFE
The economic impact of the virus on China may incentivise policymakers elsewhere to take more decisive action. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: world faces ‘similar economic shocks’ to China as global lockdowns escalate

  • Western governments urged to view China’s ‘terrible numbers’ as incentive to be more decisive in tackling coronavirus economic fallout
  • Policymakers face delicate balancing act of managing health risks and keeping economies afloat, amid unprecedented pandemic challenge

The economic impact of the virus on China may incentivise policymakers elsewhere to take more decisive action. Photo: EPA-EFE
The economic impact of the virus on China may incentivise policymakers elsewhere to take more decisive action. Photo: EPA-EFE
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