China accounts for about half the global supply of medical face masks, with a daily maximum capacity of about 20 million. Photo: CNS China accounts for about half the global supply of medical face masks, with a daily maximum capacity of about 20 million. Photo: CNS
China accounts for about half the global supply of medical face masks, with a daily maximum capacity of about 20 million. Photo: CNS

Coronavirus: China expands export checks on medical products to tighten quality control

  • Customs authority announces move after complaints from buyers about substandard products
  • Despite the hiccups, nations around the world depend on Chinese manufacturers to supply the gear they need to battle Covid-19

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
China accounts for about half the global supply of medical face masks, with a daily maximum capacity of about 20 million. Photo: CNS China accounts for about half the global supply of medical face masks, with a daily maximum capacity of about 20 million. Photo: CNS
China accounts for about half the global supply of medical face masks, with a daily maximum capacity of about 20 million. Photo: CNS
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