China’s economy has been slowly recovering since the shutdown earlier in the year, but small businesses risk being left behind. Photo: AP China’s economy has been slowly recovering since the shutdown earlier in the year, but small businesses risk being left behind. Photo: AP
China’s economy has been slowly recovering since the shutdown earlier in the year, but small businesses risk being left behind. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: China’s pandemic lifeline for small firms draws lukewarm response from business owners

  • At the National People’s Congress in Beijing, Premier Li Keqiang announced support for SMEs, including delayed loan repayments and more bank loans
  • Policies drew mixed responses from small business owners, some of whom are sceptical about whether they will work in practice

Topic |   China economy
China’s economy has been slowly recovering since the shutdown earlier in the year, but small businesses risk being left behind. Photo: AP China’s economy has been slowly recovering since the shutdown earlier in the year, but small businesses risk being left behind. Photo: AP
China’s economy has been slowly recovering since the shutdown earlier in the year, but small businesses risk being left behind. Photo: AP
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