China Eager for Lavish New Year Celebrations But Covid Looms

13/01/2021 06:35

According to Jing Daily, China is ready for lavish Chinese New Year Celebrations, after last year's festivities were cut short by the outbreak of the Corona virus pandemic, luxury brands are eager to take full advantage of the upbeat sentiment and expectations for strong sales of luxury items are high. The threat of a new wave of the pandemic hitting mainland China however remains. Today, the Chinese government reported the highest jump in new Covid cases in five months, with 127 new cases, four cities that are now again in lockdown and screening and prevention measures are tightening again in mainland China.