2022-11-24 15:00:15

With one-fifth of GDP under lockdown, has China passed the point of no return?

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South China Morning Post
By Luna Sun
  • As daily Covid-19 cases reached a record high on Wednesday, the economic impact appears comparable to when Shanghai endured a citywide lockdown in the spring
  • Surging infections and the governments unwavering commitment to its zero-Covid strategy have dashed hopes of a fast reopening

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