China’s capital is racing to contain a growing outbreak of COVID-19 described by authorities as explosive. Millions of people face mandatory testing while thousands of others have been placed under targeted lockdowns, less than two weeks since Beijing relaxed curbs in the city. Meanwhile, with China being an important global economic player and with the current trade ties between Namibia and China, Mally Likukela a local economist with Twilight Capital says local businesses have prepared for the worst.