China’s first quarter growth contracted 6.8% from last year
China Business Minute

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Official economic data came out last Friday and the news was not good. The combined effects of COVID-19, and declines in exports, consumer retail, and investment caused a 6.8% GDP decline in the first quarter. We talk with our Director in Shanghai, Owen Haacke, about the economic numbers, forecasts for 2020 overall, and the impacts on member companies.


Posted by Ian Hutchinson

Ian is the digital editor at the US-China Business Council. He makes videos and podcasts, covers the Belt and Road Initiative, and manages all aspects of USCBC's digital presence.