THE lessons to be learnt from China’s road to recovery from Covid-19 were shared with business leaders in a North East England Chamber of Commerce webinar.

Top of the measures set out by Steven Lynch, chief executive of the British Chamber of Commerce based in Beijing, was the importance of instilling confidence in people to feel safe to go back out into the world at large.

He said: “The Chinese Government’s emphasis on everyone wearing PPE and also tracking their health by an app has been crucial to allow employers to get their staff back to work.