As Covid-19 swept across China early last year, it looked as if its three-decade-old economic miracle was showing signs of slowing down. The country has faced criticisms for both its seemingly unsustainable growth model and the way it handled the pandemic in the earlier months. Many observers were thus pessimistic about the continuation of its exponential growth. 

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