A near-empty shopping area in Beijing typifies the economic impact of the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE

EU firms ‘get another wake-up call’ about China and call for it to reform, as coronavirus hits profits

  • Profits down 20 per cent for almost half of European businesses operating in China, according to survey
  • Companies call for level playing field and end to ‘patchwork of conflicting rules’, as well as financial relief measures following outbreak
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
A near-empty shopping area in Beijing typifies the economic impact of the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
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