China’s economic recovery is being challenged by coronavirus outbreaks, stringent virus controls and a sluggish export outlook. Photo: Xinhua
China’s economic recovery is being challenged by coronavirus outbreaks, stringent virus controls and a sluggish export outlook. Photo: Xinhua

China’s economic recovery clouded by coronavirus, US decoupling threat and sluggish export outlook

  • As logjams in the global supply chain ease, China is losing the edge it had when Covid-19 disrupted production in the rest of the world, economic official says
  • China has met global demand for medical supplies, electronics and car parts over the past three years, but it is unclear where its next advantage lies