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Episode 123: Coronavirus: From Quarantine to Trade
Simon Rabinovitch (The Economist) joins from China to explain the economic, trade, and supply chains of the coronavirus disease. They discuss the origins of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Chinese government’s response, as well as initial implications for the Chinese people and economy. They then turn to global repercussions as well as potential disruption to trading partners’ economic activity arising through supply chains and other hidden channels.