China’s Economic Distress Deepens as Lockdowns Drag On

HONG KONG – China’s economy plunged deeper into the Covid-induced doldrums last month, raising questions about whether Beijing’s planned stimulus measures can stave off a recession. prolonged or not.

Consumer spending and factory output fell in April, while growth in infrastructure investment – which Beijing believes to spur growth this year – slowed sharply, the National Bureau of Statistics said. China reported on Monday. China’s Economic Distress Deepens as Lockdowns Drag On

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Edmund DeMarche is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Edmund DeMarche joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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