Caixin
Mar 14, 2022 07:48 PM
BUSINESS

Box Office Drops, Flights Canceled as Covid Restrictions Roar Back in China

Cancelled flights and a slumping box office are signs that the lockdowns and travel restrictions designed to contain China’s worst Covid-19 flare-ups in two years are taking a toll on the economy.

The numbers reflect the economic costs of China’s zero-Covid strategy, with some analysts worrying that authorities could face an unenviable choice this year between containing the virus and maintaining growth.

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