scorecardresearchChina's economic growth falls to 0.4% amid virus shutdowns

China's economic growth falls to 0.4% amid virus shutdowns

Updated: 15 Jul 2022, 07:56 AM IST
TL;DR.
Growth slid from the previous quarter's already-weak 1.3 per cent after restrictions were imposed starting in late March but activity improved in May and June, the National Bureau of Statistics announced Friday.
FILE PHOTO: A worker in PPE stands in Baishazhou market during a visit of World Health Organization (WHO) team tasked with investigating the origins of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, Jan. 31, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo

FILE PHOTO: A worker in PPE stands in Baishazhou market during a visit of World Health Organization (WHO) team tasked with investigating the origins of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, Jan. 31, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo