Collateral Damage of China's Virus Policy: Fruit

The closure of Chinese land borders and the tightened screening of goods have driven Southeast Asian fruit farmers into debt. Many have had to abandon their harvest. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/05/world/asia/virus-vietnam-china-fruit.html Vo Kieu Bao Uyen, Sui-Lee Wee and Muktita Suhartono Original Source: NY Times >>

China’s First-Quarter Growth Is Expected to Boom on Paper

The world’s traditional growth engine reported an 18.3 percent leap in the first quarter. But consumers and small business aren’t fully sharing in the spoils. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/15/business/economy/china-economy.html Alexandra Stevenson and Cao Li Original Source: NY Times >>