Shoppers have returned to Chunxi Road, a bustling pedestrianised shopping street in Chengdu, Sichuan province, as China reopens for business in a post-coronavirus environment. Photo: Getty Shoppers have returned to Chunxi Road, a bustling pedestrianised shopping street in Chengdu, Sichuan province, as China reopens for business in a post-coronavirus environment. Photo: Getty
Shoppers have returned to Chunxi Road, a bustling pedestrianised shopping street in Chengdu, Sichuan province, as China reopens for business in a post-coronavirus environment. Photo: Getty

Will Chinese consumer spending catch up to support a broad economic recovery from coronavirus?

  • Rebound in retail sales and household consumption in China lags behind investment, production and exports, fanning concerns that a broader economic recovery could be unsustainable
  • Consumer spending accounted for 56 per cent of China’s gross domestic product last year

Topic |   China economy
Shoppers have returned to Chunxi Road, a bustling pedestrianised shopping street in Chengdu, Sichuan province, as China reopens for business in a post-coronavirus environment. Photo: Getty Shoppers have returned to Chunxi Road, a bustling pedestrianised shopping street in Chengdu, Sichuan province, as China reopens for business in a post-coronavirus environment. Photo: Getty
Shoppers have returned to Chunxi Road, a bustling pedestrianised shopping street in Chengdu, Sichuan province, as China reopens for business in a post-coronavirus environment. Photo: Getty
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