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Coronavirus: nearly half of China’s cinemas in danger of permanently closing due to pandemic

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Four in 10 Chinese cinemas are in danger of permanently closing due to the coronavirus outbreak, dealing a heavy blow to the once booming industry, according to a survey by the China Film Association.There were 12,408 cinemas in China at the end of 2019, almost double the number in 2015. A reduction of 40 per cent would mean nearly 5,000 cinemas could go bust as the result of the pandemic.Cinemas have been among the last venues to reopen in China, as lockdown measures are gradually lifted. In…

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Four in 10 Chinese cinemas are in danger of permanently closing due to the coronavirus outbreak, dealing a heavy blow to the once booming industry, according to a survey by the China Film Association.There were 12,408 cinemas in China at the end of 2019, almost double the number in 2015. A reduction of 40 per cent would mean nearly 5,000 cinemas could go bust as the result of the pandemic.Cinemas have been among the last venues to reopen in China, as lockdown measures are gradually lifted. In…

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