Residents register for vaccinations in Nanjing, the epicentre of China’s latest coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Xinhua
Residents register for vaccinations in Nanjing, the epicentre of China’s latest coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: Nanjing Delta outbreak threatens China’s summer spending, adding new pressure to slowing economy

  • China faces a further slide in consumer spending after authorities imposed lockdowns to control the Delta outbreak that began in Nanjing and has spread to several provinces
  • Some analysts fear the outbreak could also slow factory activity unless authorities can quickly quash its rapid spread around the country

Residents register for vaccinations in Nanjing, the epicentre of China’s latest coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Xinhua
Residents register for vaccinations in Nanjing, the epicentre of China’s latest coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Xinhua
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