There was considerable resistance from larger metropolitan cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen to Premier Li Keqiang’s support for the ‘street vendor economy’. Photos: He HuifengThere was considerable resistance from larger metropolitan cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen to Premier Li Keqiang’s support for the ‘street vendor economy’. Photos: He Huifeng
There was considerable resistance from larger metropolitan cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen to Premier Li Keqiang’s support for the ‘street vendor economy’. Photos: He Huifeng

Chinese factory owner embraces cutthroat ‘street vendor economy’ to survive

  • Exports and domestic orders have dried up, leaving manufacturers with little choice but to explore alternatives to sell off inventories
  • Large Chinese cities such as Beijing and Shenzhen continue to resist calls to promote ‘street vendor economy’, but clusters of hawkers can still be found

Topic |   China economy
There was considerable resistance from larger metropolitan cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen to Premier Li Keqiang’s support for the ‘street vendor economy’. Photos: He HuifengThere was considerable resistance from larger metropolitan cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen to Premier Li Keqiang’s support for the ‘street vendor economy’. Photos: He Huifeng
There was considerable resistance from larger metropolitan cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen to Premier Li Keqiang’s support for the ‘street vendor economy’. Photos: He Huifeng
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