China News Service, Beijing, January 16 (Reporter Peng Dawei) How do you view the significance of China's optimization and adjustment of epidemic prevention and control policies to the global economy?
Ludovic Syubrun, chief economist of Allianz Group in Germany, recently pointed out in a research report led by him that this will have a positive impact on the overall global economic growth in 2023.
This will hopefully shed light on the global economy, said Essia García Herrero, chief economist for the Asia-Pacific region at Natixis.
"This is good news for other countries in the world." Ludovic Subran and others pointed out in the report that China's optimization and adjustment of epidemic prevention and control policies not only means that Chinese consumers will once again Patronizing these countries also means that they will be under less inflationary pressure.
According to the report analysis, although China will be under some pressure on the demand side and supply chain in the early stage of optimizing and adjusting the epidemic prevention and control policy, these pressures are controllable, and with the smooth transition of the anti-epidemic, the Chinese economy is adapting to this change Afterwards, it is expected that all countries in the world will benefit from it.
Among them, China has relaxed its entry and exit policies since January 8, which will allow Chinese tourists to embark on the road of outbound tourism again this year.
The report pointed out that China's optimization and adjustment of epidemic prevention and control policies will help to further ease the pressure on the global supply chain and help ease global inflationary pressures.
"In particular, the capital market has begun to show positive signs in the first two weeks of 2023. The Hang Seng Index has risen by more than 8%, and the Shanghai and Shenzhen 300 Index has risen by more than 3%." The report notes.
Alicia-Garcia-Herrero, chief Asia-Pacific economist at Natixis, said that as the global economy faces tough times, those looking for solutions are looking to Asia, and expect China to once again lead the world economy out of the quagmire as it did in 2008.
Aisia Garcia Herrero told reporters from Chinanews in an interview that China's optimization and adjustment of epidemic prevention policies is undoubtedly a decision welcomed by foreign investors, foreign personnel in China and tourists from all over the world.
She predicted that from February this year, China's economy will usher in a rapid recovery, and "the adjustment of entry-exit policies will also support this round of recovery."
She said that China's optimization and adjustment of epidemic prevention policies is expected to be a dawn that Asia will bring to the global economy in 2023.
She predicts that China's annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate this year is expected to be close to twice that of 2022, which will have a positive impact on other countries in the world.