Sunday, January 17, 2021
China's latest official figures have confirmed it was the only major economy to see growth in 2020. The world's second-largest economy says it grew 2.3% last year, compared with the previous year, with the final quarter seeing growth of 6.5%.
Shutdowns from Covid-19 had caused the economy to slump by 6.8% in the first three months of 2020. Strict virus containment measures and emergency relief for businesses helped the economy recover.
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