Chinese Finance Minister Liu Kun is due to deliver a report to the 3,000 or so National People’s Congress delegates for discussion and approval next week. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus economic impact: China requires greater budget support, finance minister says

  • Finance Minister Liu Kun called for ‘a more proactive fiscal policy’ to offset the damage already done to China’s economy by the coronavirus outbreak
  • The National People’s Congress next week is expected to pass a new economic stimulus package, but the size and composition is still being debated
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Chinese Finance Minister Liu Kun is due to deliver a report to the 3,000 or so National People’s Congress delegates for discussion and approval next week. Photo: EPA-EFE
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