The current outbreak of Coronavirus has caused the alert in the whole world. Countries are implementing protective measures to keep themselves from this disease. As the origination of the ailment is from China, people are avoiding to visit the country to keep themselves safe. Therefore, due to this and many other reasons, there is a fear that it will affect the economy of China. Although the government of the state is implementing such safety measures to keep people safe from it, yet there is some effect is getting on the country’s economy. Let’s have a look at how this dangerous agent is affecting the country, along with people’s life.
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Decline in travelers
A press conference held recently indicated that there is a drop of travelers in the country. According to an analysis, about a 28% drop has been seen at the start of the lunar year. The first impact seen is the drop inflow of passengers in the country. Instead, the international workers and students move out to stay safe from this situation. The government is advising people to stay at home and avoid attending any public events. In fact, such events have been canceled to avoid a significant outbreak.
It was seen that about 41% decline was seen in civil air travel while about 41% was observed in rail travel. People are also avoiding to travel through road transport. Due to this, the Chinese economy is getting affected.
It is a common observation when a region suffers from epidemic diseases. There is an immediate effect in the stock market, and business is seen. The same is happening in China. As we all know, China has become one of the largest trading countries. People prefer to buy a china manufactured product. These days, traders are avoiding going there to stay healthy and prevent from getting an attack of Coronavirus. It is the worst condition happening in the country and may affect the economy of China badly.
Medical supplies shortage
The sudden outbreak of disease has led to the worst situation. The manufacturers are unable to meet the mask and medicine demand. The country is investing in importing medicines and safety masks to prevent people from getting severe attacks as well as help them to cope with the situation. Sudden deaths with the coronavirus attack have created an alarming situation. The government is implementing these strategies. Thus, they have to think about new technological aspects to save people as well as the economy of the country.
China’s ministry of finance is facing stress these days. They have to combat the situation by providing protective suits, medicines, inventory, virus checking kits, and other equipment to save the life of their citizens. To overcome the alarming situation, the government has started using various techniques, killing animals from where the virus has been transmitted as well as providing people safety measures. The government is hopeful of controlling the situation and will maintain the health status of people to save the country. So, international traveling starts soon, and people come there to trade again.