31 May 2020

'China is facing its own worst nightmare'

From Sunday Morning, 11:10 am on 31 May 2020

While trying to convince the rest of the world that the Covid-19 crisis isn't all and only their fault, China is facing big decisions about choosing between its expenditures and economy and keeping its own people happy. Professor Jane Golley, an economist and director of the ANU's Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW), says this is China's worst nightmare.

The third session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) opens at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, May 22, 2020.

Photo: AFP / Xinhua / Shen Hong