The outbreak of the coronavirus in China is a major issue for the Chinese economy and to a wider extent, for the international stage. SARS syndrome linked to the coronavirus has already triggered an epidemy in 2003. Some lessons from the SARS can still be extrapolated, like the behavior of the main operators, but the global macroeconomic backdrop is very different from 2003.
Which economic outcomes should we expect from the coronavirus for raw materials, aviation and hospitality sectors?
Q&A by Jianwei Xu, Senior Economist, Greater China; Gary Ng, Economist, Sectorial Research, Asia; Philippe Suchet, Financial Analyst and Radek Jan, Infrastructure and Green & Sustainable Analyst.