In the first quarter, China was dragged into an economic contraction for the first time since 1976 and its role in global value chains is now under threat. Illustration: SCMP

Coronavirus: China set to push economic policy to new limits as National People’s Congress begins

  • China is expected to reveal unprecedented fiscal support for its virus-hit economy at the National People’s Congress this week
  • China’s fiscal deficit, GDP growth target still subject of heated debate on eve of annual gathering
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
In the first quarter, China was dragged into an economic contraction for the first time since 1976 and its role in global value chains is now under threat. Illustration: SCMP
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