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China's zero-COVID policy tops risk list for 2022: Eurasia Group

Big tech companies' dominance, U.S. midterms also on consultancy's warning radar

Workers stand at the entrance to a university's residential area under lockdown in Xi'an, China, on Dec. 20. The government maintains a zero-tolerance approach to containing COVID-19.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- China's strict adherence to a zero-COVID policy will backfire in 2022, consultancy Eurasia Group predicts in its list of top political risks for the year, causing problems far beyond the country's borders.

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