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The economic cost of China’s zero-COVID policy

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A man with a mask on walks on a street in Shanghai during the day.

COVID-19 restrictions in China make it hard to attract new overseas investment and foreign talent, a member of the European Union chamber of commerce in China says. Hu Chengwei/Getty Images

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We consumers are spending more for less

Christopher Low, chief economist at FHN Financial, has more.

China's GDP growth slows in Q2

Marketplace's China correspondent Jennifer Pak has the story.

The U.S. housing shortage has doubled in less than a decade, report finds

by Samantha Fields Jul 15, 2022
A big part of the problem? A lack of new construction and municipal zoning laws that discourage or prohibit multifamily homes.

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