The Chinese government has taken an increasingly active economic role in the wake of the coronavirus. Photo: AP The Chinese government has taken an increasingly active economic role in the wake of the coronavirus. Photo: AP
The Chinese government has taken an increasingly active economic role in the wake of the coronavirus. Photo: AP

Could coronavirus threaten China’s shift towards market economy?

  • Forum in Beijing told that the state has taken on an enhanced role in the economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic
  • Government adviser Peng Sen warns that this shift could see the country drifting back towards a planned economy

Topic |   China economy
The Chinese government has taken an increasingly active economic role in the wake of the coronavirus. Photo: AP The Chinese government has taken an increasingly active economic role in the wake of the coronavirus. Photo: AP
The Chinese government has taken an increasingly active economic role in the wake of the coronavirus. Photo: AP
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