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How many active Airbnb listings will there be in Beijing on the 1st of April of 2020?

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Airbnb, is an online marketplace for arranging or offering lodging, primarily homestays, or tourism experiences. There are over 6 million Airbnb listings in 191 countries worldwide. The home sharing platform reportedly has more listings than the largest hotel chains.

The Financial Times has argued that COVID-19 may hurt the sharing economy especially badly:

You might have heard of it, some refer to it as the “sharing economy”. Sharing stuff, it turns out, might not be as popular during times of a global infectious disease.

Earlier this month, Airbnb paused suspended bookings in Beijing with check-in dates from Feb. 7 to April 30, following government guidance to companies in the short-term rental industry.

Currently (February 28, 2020) according to Airdna, a data company, there are 38,034 active Airbnb listings in Beijing, China.

How many active Airbnb listings will there be in Beijing on the 1st of April of 2020?

This question resolves as the number of active Airbnb listings according to Airdna. In case the numbers provided at least one month before resolution, the question resolves ambiguously.

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