Heilongjiang province is now the focal point of China’s second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Xinhua Heilongjiang province is now the focal point of China’s second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Xinhua
Heilongjiang province is now the focal point of China’s second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: China’s rust belt struggles to revive virus-hit economies as brain drain continues

  • Coronavirus pandemic is adding to existing economic trouble in China’s northeast rust belt provinces of Heilongjiang, Jilin and Liaoning
  • Continued decline of pool of skilled labour, aging population and troubled government finances are making it harder to confront economic fallout from virus

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Heilongjiang province is now the focal point of China’s second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Xinhua Heilongjiang province is now the focal point of China’s second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Xinhua
Heilongjiang province is now the focal point of China’s second wave of coronavirus infections. Photo: Xinhua
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