The Graphic Truth: Coronavirus' global economic toll
Over the past few decades, China has become a crucial part of the global economy, driving demand for commodities and churning out consumer products that the world relies on. It is the world's leading exporter, and it accounts for a fifth of global GDP. As a result, the coronavirus that has brought parts of China to a near standstill is affecting other economies as well, as supply chains are diverted, travel links are cut, and Chinese consumption plummets. Here's a look at how the fallout of the coronavirus is projected to hit the Q1 GDP growth of select countries.