A lockdown in a Guangzhou district under China’s zero-Covid strategy has forced the shutdown of the local textile industry ahead of a busy shopping day. Photo: AP
A lockdown in a Guangzhou district under China’s zero-Covid strategy has forced the shutdown of the local textile industry ahead of a busy shopping day. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: lockdown sparks desperate business measures in Chinese textile hub

  • As a lockdown widens in a ‘complex’ Guangzhou district, local workers find ways to keep goods moving ahead of busy shopping day
  • Living conditions under Covid restrictions ‘totally a mess’, local landlord says

A lockdown in a Guangzhou district under China’s zero-Covid strategy has forced the shutdown of the local textile industry ahead of a busy shopping day. Photo: AP
A lockdown in a Guangzhou district under China’s zero-Covid strategy has forced the shutdown of the local textile industry ahead of a busy shopping day. Photo: AP
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