World Bank President David Malpass at a news conference at the Diaoyutai State Guest House in Beijing in November. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: World Bank to lower global growth forecast over outbreak

  • Rebound had been predicted after easing of US-China trade tensions, but epidemic is posing threat to worldwide supply chains
  • ‘A lot of Chinese goods’ are transported via passenger aircraft, World Bank chief says, as airlines suspend flights amid virus fears
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
World Bank President David Malpass at a news conference at the Diaoyutai State Guest House in Beijing in November. Photo: EPA-EFE
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