Many cities across China have turned into virtual ghost towns, with entertainment venues, restaurants and shops closing their doors due to the coronavirus. Photo: AFPMany cities across China have turned into virtual ghost towns, with entertainment venues, restaurants and shops closing their doors due to the coronavirus. Photo: AFP
Many cities across China have turned into virtual ghost towns, with entertainment venues, restaurants and shops closing their doors due to the coronavirus. Photo: AFP

China coronavirus could inflict more economic pain than Sars, analysts say

  • The coronavirus outbreak has cast fresh doubts on the trajectory of the Chinese economy, with economists saying the fallout could be worse than Sars
  • China is already grappling with record low economic growth and the disruption is likely to hit investment and production, analysts say
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Many cities across China have turned into virtual ghost towns, with entertainment venues, restaurants and shops closing their doors due to the coronavirus. Photo: AFPMany cities across China have turned into virtual ghost towns, with entertainment venues, restaurants and shops closing their doors due to the coronavirus. Photo: AFP
Many cities across China have turned into virtual ghost towns, with entertainment venues, restaurants and shops closing their doors due to the coronavirus. Photo: AFP
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