China resumes construction of nearly 90% of infrastructure projects

BEIJING: China is speeding up construction on major infrastructure projects to mitigate the economic impact of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) epidemic.

The construction on 89.1% of 11,000 key projects (those in hard-hit Hubei Province are not included) had restarted as of March 20, Ou Hong, an official with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), told a press conference Saturday.

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