China’s economic activities have been battered by the coronavirus since 2020, with Beijing’s commitment to its strict zero-Covid policy blamed for the widespread economic slowdown. Photo: AFP
China’s economic activities have been battered by the coronavirus since 2020, with Beijing’s commitment to its strict zero-Covid policy blamed for the widespread economic slowdown. Photo: AFP

China’s economic census to take place in 2023 as coronavirus battle drags on

  • The fifth national economic census will take place next year, China’s State Council confirmed on Thursday
  • The economic census, which was last conducted in 2018, will compile detailed data on China’s secondary and tertiary industries

China’s economic activities have been battered by the coronavirus since 2020, with Beijing’s commitment to its strict zero-Covid policy blamed for the widespread economic slowdown. Photo: AFP
China’s economic activities have been battered by the coronavirus since 2020, with Beijing’s commitment to its strict zero-Covid policy blamed for the widespread economic slowdown. Photo: AFP
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