Laid low by coronavirus, Wuhan’s industrial heart is kept beating by its defence industries

//Laid low by coronavirus, Wuhan’s industrial heart is kept beating by its defence industries

Laid low by coronavirus, Wuhan’s industrial heart is kept beating by its defence industries

While Wuhan has gained notoriety as the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, experts said the capital of Hubei province will remain an economic power thanks to its defence industries and its reputation as the cradle of Chinese naval shipbuilding.While modern Wuhan is a key port on the Yangtze River with access to dozens of resource-rich lakes, the city has been a transport hub in central China for centuries. Today, its railways, air services and waterway systems connect nine provinces…

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By | 2020-02-23T18:00:07+00:00 February 23rd, 2020|Headlines|Comments Off on Laid low by coronavirus, Wuhan’s industrial heart is kept beating by its defence industries