Companies keep the wolf from the door amid layoffs and cratering sales
China Business Minute

 
 
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New data and stricter measures for travelers coming to Beijing are filling in the picture of the economic impact of COVID19 in China. The Caixin/Markit services purchasing managers’ index fell to 26.5 in February, down from 51.8 in January. Simultaneously, the auto industry has suffered an 80% decline in sales in February.

With that as the backdrop, we’re on the line this week with Lipei Zhang, our deputy director in Beijing.

 

 

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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.