China’s economy is expected to pick up in the second half of next year. Photo: EPA-EFE
China’s economy is expected to pick up in the second half of next year. Photo: EPA-EFE

China on track for rapid post-Covid economic recovery in first half of 2023, official forecasts

  • After some reopening jitters, the country can expect economic activity to come back to life, particularly in the second quarter, Han Wenxiu says
  • Authorities must also support smaller businesses that have taken a huge hit in the three years of zero Covid, former statistics chief says

China’s economy is expected to pick up in the second half of next year. Photo: EPA-EFE
China’s economy is expected to pick up in the second half of next year. Photo: EPA-EFE
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