The people thronged on the Bund, Shanghai’s iconic waterfront; drone shots of bumper to bumper traffic jams on major national highways stretching kilometres; and shoppers packed the Taikoo Li Sanlitun, a Beijing downtown complex owned by Swire Properties, a Hong Kong developer.Those sample images of economic activities and mass migrations of people are typically associated with China’s Golden Week holiday, which is built around the October 1 National Day celebrations and coincides with the Mid…