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
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

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