As China emerges from the economy-chilling effects of zero-Covid policies, local governments are sending business delegations overseas to make up for nearly three years of isolation.
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
As China emerges from the economy-chilling effects of zero-Covid policies, local governments are sending business delegations overseas to make up for nearly three years of isolation. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Chinese business charm offensive aims to rebuild supply chains with human touch after 3-year isolation

  • Local governments across China are flocking to send business delegations overseas, striving to shore up export orders and foreign investment that took a heavy hit amid zero-Covid policy
  • Chinese exporters are fearful of fiercer competition among themselves, and for some small firms, ‘the next step is to fight with the gloves off’

As China emerges from the economy-chilling effects of zero-Covid policies, local governments are sending business delegations overseas to make up for nearly three years of isolation.
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
As China emerges from the economy-chilling effects of zero-Covid policies, local governments are sending business delegations overseas to make up for nearly three years of isolation. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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