As Mainland China registered no new cases of coronavirus for the first day since the disease emerged late last year, Chinese tech retailer Xiaomi says it has reopened more than 1800 retail stores across the mainland.
The company also says the majority of its component suppliers – about 80 per cent – had resumed operations.
In a telephone conference call yesterday, Xiaomi president Wang Xiang said the company was working with its suppliers and service providers both upstream and downstream to achieve a stable supply line of products during the coronavirus crisis.
Many other retail groups are steadily reopening stores across China. Some, including Apple and Lego, have closed their entire global store networks until at least late this month, with the exception of China.