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Coronavirus dampens Christmas spirit in China’s Yiwu export showroom with ‘no way to save this year’

At the Yiwu Fuye Christmas factory in eastern China, workers are stitching and testing out Santa Claus toys, checking they play a Christmas tune at the press of a button.But the jingles are the only seasonal cheer in the factory in the city of Yiwu, which produces 80 per cent of Christmas consumer goods exported globally, according to state broadcaster CCTV.Yiwu is a city dedicated to Christmas all year round, filled with factories, showrooms and stores that deliver decorations and toys to…

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