With the coronavirus posing a greater threat to the economy, the outbreak left the top leadership with a decision to make, as the efforts in 2008 left the nation with a mountain of debt. Photo: Bloomberg With the coronavirus posing a greater threat to the economy, the outbreak left the top leadership with a decision to make, as the efforts in 2008 left the nation with a mountain of debt. Photo: Bloomberg
With the coronavirus posing a greater threat to the economy, the outbreak left the top leadership with a decision to make, as the efforts in 2008 left the nation with a mountain of debt. Photo: Bloomberg

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What stimulus measures did China use to combat the economic impact of the coronavirus?

  • Faced with the unprecedented economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, China rolled out numerous measures to aid the world’s second largest economy
  • In response to the global financial crisis in 2008, China implemented a massive 4 trillion yuan (US$564 billion) stimulus package

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
With the coronavirus posing a greater threat to the economy, the outbreak left the top leadership with a decision to make, as the efforts in 2008 left the nation with a mountain of debt. Photo: Bloomberg With the coronavirus posing a greater threat to the economy, the outbreak left the top leadership with a decision to make, as the efforts in 2008 left the nation with a mountain of debt. Photo: Bloomberg
With the coronavirus posing a greater threat to the economy, the outbreak left the top leadership with a decision to make, as the efforts in 2008 left the nation with a mountain of debt. Photo: Bloomberg
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