China’s ‘Christmas factory’ hit hard by coronavirus

The city of Yiwu in China’s eastern province of Zhejiang has a worldwide reputation for producing Christmas merchandise. But as the 2020 festive season approaches, the Covid-19 pandemic has left local markets almost devoid of holiday items and sales have plummeted as almost all international business travel grinds to a halt. 

22 Sep 2020 - 6:49PM