Navigating the aftermath of China’s lockdown through alt data
Shanghai’s two-month lockdown reportedly ended on the 1st of June. But the economic disruption caused by China’s continued adherence to its zero-Covid policy will be hard to recover from overnight. With rising consumer pessimism, falling house prices and increasing corporate defaults, the list of negative impacts of China’s lockdown is growing. In this Intelligence report, we look at some of the datasets that may be helpful in measuring the impact of China’s zero-Covid policy on the broader economy.