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China was the first country to experience a Covid-19 epidemic, responding with lockdowns and travel bans, long before anywhere else. Yet within a few months, life in China seemed to have returned more or less to normal and in the spring of 2021, China announced it had achieved its fastest annual economic growth on record. Despite these impressive achievements, experts warn that economic stresses remain. Tommy Wu, lead economist for the Asia-Pacific region at Oxford Economics, gives his analysis of the situation in China in a conversation with podcast host, Duncan Bartlett.
China In Context: Episode 20
Broadcast date: June 22, 2021