An increase in Chinese demand could cushion the growth drag on Asia from slower shipments from the US. Photo: Reuters
An increase in Chinese demand could cushion the growth drag on Asia from slower shipments from the US. Photo: Reuters

Could Chinese demand soften the blow of a US recession on Hong Kong, South Korea and Singapore?

  • Analysts say even a marginal acceleration of Chinese demand could cushion the growth drag on Asia from slower shipments from the US
  • But risks lie ahead for China’s economy, including from resurgent coronavirus outbreaks and the country’s rigid stance towards containing them

An increase in Chinese demand could cushion the growth drag on Asia from slower shipments from the US. Photo: Reuters
An increase in Chinese demand could cushion the growth drag on Asia from slower shipments from the US. Photo: Reuters
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