In this picture taken on March 11, 2020 people wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus walk outside of a shopping mall in Beijing. Photo: AFP In this picture taken on March 11, 2020 people wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus walk outside of a shopping mall in Beijing. Photo: AFP
In this picture taken on March 11, 2020 people wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus walk outside of a shopping mall in Beijing. Photo: AFP

Local governments in China issue free digital coupons to stimulate consumption amid coronavirus pandemic

  • Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu, has distributed 318 million yuan worth of coupons, for use in services such as catering, sports and tourism
  • Consumer spending contributed to 57.8 per cent of China’s GDP growth in 2019, according to the National Development and Reform Commission

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In this picture taken on March 11, 2020 people wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus walk outside of a shopping mall in Beijing. Photo: AFP In this picture taken on March 11, 2020 people wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus walk outside of a shopping mall in Beijing. Photo: AFP
In this picture taken on March 11, 2020 people wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus walk outside of a shopping mall in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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