Press release by National Bureau Statistics, China confirms that the economy has reported a recession in the first quarter of 2020 due to COVID-19.
The Chinese Government's State Council Information Office on 19 May 2020, stated that the annual sessions of China's top legislature and political advisory body National People's Congress(NPC) and the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference(CPPCC)) would be held on 22 May 2020. It mentioned that the sessions were postponed for more than two months due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
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