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China to extend favourable tax policies to private firms, cinemas hit by COVID-19

A woman wearing a protective mask leaves a shop along Yandaixiejie alley following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Beijing

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will extend some favourable tax policies for private businesses, cinemas and individuals hit by the COVID-19 pandemic to the end of 2021, the finance ministry said on Tuesday.

(Editing by Christopher Cushing)