Coronavirus stealing Christmas cheer from Yiwu, China’s hub for seasonal product production

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus stealing Christmas cheer from Yiwu, China’s hub for seasonal product production” – below is their description.

    The city of Yiwu in China’s eastern province of Zhejiang has a worldwide reputation for producing Christmas merchandise. But as the 2020 festive season approaches, the Covid-19 pandemic has left local markets almost devoid of holiday items and sales have plummeted as almost all international business travel grinds to a halt.

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