A Covid-19 survey by the New Zealand Business Roundtable in China has found 81 percent of respondents expect China export revenue to be down at least 10 percent this year.
But while there was significant uncertainty around the containment of the virus, most respondents expected the issue to clear up within the next six months.
Mark Tanner is managing director of Shanghai-based China Skinny, a marketing and research agency.
Like many China-based expats, he is working remotely.
He speaks to Susie Ferguson.