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China’s Economy Is Getting Back to Work After Virus Shutdowns

  • Electricity generation is rising from post-holiday low
  • Pollution emissions have also started rising as output resumes
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China’s economy is beginning to revive, as the government signals progress in battling the coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 3,100 people and sickened tens of thousands at home.

Government controls and the fear of going outside have curtailed consumer spending, and many factories are still not working at full capacity due to clogged logistics systems, a lack of staff, or limited supplies and raw materials.