China mobility Is mobility in China getting back to normal?

Movement of people between provinces in China provides a gauge of how much economic activity has recovered since the outbreak.

15 May 2020
  • The latest data shows a year-over-year dip in movement between Chinese provinces during the Labor Day holiday (May 1-5) followed by a recovery to 20% below last year's level.
  • A month ago, movement out of most provinces was decelerating y/y.

Movement Between Provinces in China – Change y/y

Source: UBS Evidence Lab, Baidu