Tens of thousands of small businesses in Beijing are facing the threat of a second wave of coronavirus infections that has prompted authorities to lock down large parts of the capital. Photo: XinhuaTens of thousands of small businesses in Beijing are facing the threat of a second wave of coronavirus infections that has prompted authorities to lock down large parts of the capital. Photo: Xinhua
Tens of thousands of small businesses in Beijing are facing the threat of a second wave of coronavirus infections that has prompted authorities to lock down large parts of the capital. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: Beijing outbreak may deal fatal blow to some small businesses in the capital

  • Gu Jinfeng’s preschool centre was set to reopen after months of lockdowns, but a new coronavirus outbreak has put Beijing businesses under fresh restrictions
  • Many small firms like Gu’s cannot shift online because of the nature of their work and some fret they may not have the cash to wait out an extended lockdown
Topic |   China economy
Tens of thousands of small businesses in Beijing are facing the threat of a second wave of coronavirus infections that has prompted authorities to lock down large parts of the capital. Photo: XinhuaTens of thousands of small businesses in Beijing are facing the threat of a second wave of coronavirus infections that has prompted authorities to lock down large parts of the capital. Photo: Xinhua
Tens of thousands of small businesses in Beijing are facing the threat of a second wave of coronavirus infections that has prompted authorities to lock down large parts of the capital. Photo: Xinhua
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