China said that the impact of the coronavirus in the country’s economy was quite strong, but short
the Epidemic of the coronavirus caused a strong enough blow to the economy of China, particularly during the Christmas weekend, which affected the consumer market and related service industries. The resumption of production at the enterprises was transferred and more reflected in the small and medium enterprises.
But the impact of the epidemic on the economy of the PRC will be short and will not affect the General economic condition in the long run, said party Secretary of the state Committee for development and reform of China Tsung Liang.
“the Socio-economic impact of the epidemic of short-term, in General it is controlled and will not change the basic vector of the positive development of the national economy in the long term,” he said.
the Politician said that along with the gradual manifestation of the effects of the measures for the prevention and control of epidemic, the government has “the confidence, resources and conditions in order to minimize the impact of the epidemic on the economy and ensure a stable socio-economic development of the country”, RIA “Novosti”.
Earlier, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said that the decline in China’s GDP in 2020 because of the coronavirus will be small, and the effect for the remaining countries is negligible, if the epidemic will quickly cease.
At this point in the epidemic COVID-19 the number of infected in China exceeded 77 thousand people died 2592.
the Number of deaths from coronavirus also began to grow in other countries. Outside mainland China died eight people in Iran, seven in South Korea, four in Japan, three cases were registered in Italy, two in Hong Kong, one in France, Taiwan and the Philippines.
In Russia there were only two cases of infection. But to combat the spread of the virus, the government closed the land border with China in the far East, has reduced the number of border crossings with Mongolia, has canceled work visas for citizens of China, from Hubei province was taken in there of the Russians.
air Travel in China is suspended, except for flights of “Aeroflot” in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. February 3 was discontinued and rail links with China.