China, the first economy impacted by COVID-19, is also the first to tentatively start re-emerging from the impact of trying to contain the spread of the virus. As the huge global manufacturing and national consumer market returns, it will act as a bellwether for many industries and countries as they seek to do the same. Although the smart home market has significant differences compared to other markets around the world, China may still provide insights into the changes COVID-19 may bring to consumer behavior and economic investment relating to the way other markets will have to adapt to the changes lockdown and recession have brought to their economies.
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