A pedestrian walks past closed retail stores in New York. Photo: EPA A pedestrian walks past closed retail stores in New York. Photo: EPA
A pedestrian walks past closed retail stores in New York. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus hammers US economy – 2020 was worst year since 1946

  • US economy shrank 3.5 per cent in 2020 after growing 4 per cent last quarter
  • Pandemic inflicted the worst economic freeze since the end of World War II

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A pedestrian walks past closed retail stores in New York. Photo: EPA A pedestrian walks past closed retail stores in New York. Photo: EPA
A pedestrian walks past closed retail stores in New York. Photo: EPA
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