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

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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