Chinese factories are producing about 160 million face masks a day but some have been told they can no longer export them. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese factories are producing about 160 million face masks a day but some have been told they can no longer export them. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: China’s new export restrictions on medical supplies are bad for business and the world, insiders say

  • ‘We are very sad that we can’t send [medical] gowns to our clients who are racing to save lives,’ Guangdong factory owner says
  • Beijing ruled on Wednesday that only firms licensed to sell medical supplies at home can export them overseas

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Chinese factories are producing about 160 million face masks a day but some have been told they can no longer export them. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese factories are producing about 160 million face masks a day but some have been told they can no longer export them. Photo: Xinhua
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