People at Huaqiangbei Commercial Street in Shenzhen, in China’s southern Guangdong province, on July 12. Photo: AFP
People at Huaqiangbei Commercial Street in Shenzhen, in China’s southern Guangdong province, on July 12. Photo: AFP
Shenzhen

Shenzhen shuts world’s biggest electronics wholesale market Huaqiangbei for 4 days as city steps up Covid-19 control

  • Huaqiangbei district in China’s southern tech hub of Shenzhen, a global electronics sourcing centre, has been ordered to close from Monday to Thursday
  • The city of over 17 million, which managed to contain a Covid-19 outbreak within a week in March, has been hailed as a model of effective governance

People at Huaqiangbei Commercial Street in Shenzhen, in China’s southern Guangdong province, on July 12. Photo: AFP
People at Huaqiangbei Commercial Street in Shenzhen, in China’s southern Guangdong province, on July 12. Photo: AFP
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