Hundreds of coronavirus cases in China’s Hainan province have triggered lockdowns in recent days, threatening the local economy that depends heavily on tourism. Photo: AFP
Hundreds of coronavirus cases in China’s Hainan province have triggered lockdowns in recent days, threatening the local economy that depends heavily on tourism. Photo: AFP

China GDP: 16 provinces insist economic growth goals are still within reach, but wary analysts wonder how

  • 16 of China’s 31 provinces, autonomous regions and major municipalities are sticking to their local GDP forecasts, even as economists stress how difficult it looks to be
  • Boosting regional economies is expected to be a key metric in evaluating the political performances of local officials ahead of the critically important 20th Party Congress

Hundreds of coronavirus cases in China’s Hainan province have triggered lockdowns in recent days, threatening the local economy that depends heavily on tourism. Photo: AFP
Hundreds of coronavirus cases in China’s Hainan province have triggered lockdowns in recent days, threatening the local economy that depends heavily on tourism. Photo: AFP
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