Municipalities in Hebei are looking for ways to stimulate their economies and leaders think long weekends for workers might be the way to a healthier consumer scene. Photo: Reuters

Chinese workers may get 2½-day weekend to go shopping, but public services users aren’t buying it

  • As state planners get ready to roll out consumer incentives, document from Hebei suggests longer weekend might be just what’s needed to stimulate local economy
  • But commenters voiced concern over access to public services
Topic |   China economy

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Municipalities in Hebei are looking for ways to stimulate their economies and leaders think long weekends for workers might be the way to a healthier consumer scene. Photo: Reuters
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