Cities such as Beijing have said more street vendors do not suit their development plans. Photo: AFPCities such as Beijing have said more street vendors do not suit their development plans. Photo: AFP
Cities such as Beijing have said more street vendors do not suit their development plans. Photo: AFP

Major Chinese cities cool on plan to revive ‘street vendor economy’

  • Premier Li Keqiang’s push to promote hawkers seen as better suited to small centres rather than the country’s major urban areas
  • Plan is part of efforts to revive the country’s economy and create jobs as it seeks to recover from the coronavirus pandemic
Topic |   China economy
Cities such as Beijing have said more street vendors do not suit their development plans. Photo: AFPCities such as Beijing have said more street vendors do not suit their development plans. Photo: AFP
Cities such as Beijing have said more street vendors do not suit their development plans. Photo: AFP
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