A worker drives a forklift past aluminium rolls at a factory in Huaibei, Anhui province, China. Photo: ReutersA worker drives a forklift past aluminium rolls at a factory in Huaibei, Anhui province, China. Photo: Reuters
A worker drives a forklift past aluminium rolls at a factory in Huaibei, Anhui province, China. Photo: Reuters

China’s central regions lure manufacturing from the affluent coast, with low labour and land costs

  • Foreign investment is rising rapidly in central China, as many manufacturing firms move production away from the coastal regions in search of lower costs inland
  • China’s six central provinces – Anhui, Henan, Hubei, Jiangxi, Hunan and Shanxi – are all are tapping into the growing demand for low-cost production

Topic |   China economy
A worker drives a forklift past aluminium rolls at a factory in Huaibei, Anhui province, China. Photo: ReutersA worker drives a forklift past aluminium rolls at a factory in Huaibei, Anhui province, China. Photo: Reuters
A worker drives a forklift past aluminium rolls at a factory in Huaibei, Anhui province, China. Photo: Reuters
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