How China’s COVID-19 Lockdowns Will Impact the Global Economy
With China’s southern tech hub of Shenzhen effected, supply chain problems could get worse.
This week, more than 50 million people in China were ordered into lockdown—prevented from going to work or even, in some cases, from leaving their homes. It was a rearguard action by the Chinese government to prevent uncontrolled outbreaks of the highly contagious omicron variant of COVID-19.
Cameron Abadi is a deputy editor at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @CameronAbadi
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