Shoppers in Beijing’s Sanlitun district. Covid controls and economic uncertainly are likely to dampen spending during the upcoming holiday. Photo: EPA-EFE Shoppers in Beijing’s Sanlitun district. Covid controls and economic uncertainly are likely to dampen spending during the upcoming holiday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Shoppers in Beijing’s Sanlitun district. Covid controls and economic uncertainly are likely to dampen spending during the upcoming holiday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Covid controls and financial worries take sheen off China’s golden week for millions

  • Strict lockdowns in some parts of the country and growing economic uncertainty are likely to dampen tourism and spending during the National Day holiday
  • Recent crackdowns on the property market and private tutoring could prompt many consumers to tighten their belts

Topic |   China society
Shoppers in Beijing’s Sanlitun district. Covid controls and economic uncertainly are likely to dampen spending during the upcoming holiday. Photo: EPA-EFE Shoppers in Beijing’s Sanlitun district. Covid controls and economic uncertainly are likely to dampen spending during the upcoming holiday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Shoppers in Beijing’s Sanlitun district. Covid controls and economic uncertainly are likely to dampen spending during the upcoming holiday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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