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Economic impact of China's tough Covid-19 measures starting to show

An aerial photo of cars that will be exported at Yantai port, in China's eastern Shandong province on April 13, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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BEIJING/SHENZHEN - Close to a week after an urgent meeting between China's transport ministry and other government departments to ease supply chain disruptions caused by Shanghai's lockdown over Covid-19 cases, little headway has been made.

Trucks are still congested around the Yangtze delta region, a result of roadblocks and Covid-19 testing sites set up along highways and rest stops, despite orders arising from the meeting to close these sites.

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