China's struggle to contain the deadly coronavirus is deepening concerns about the impact on the world's number-two economy, as factories stay closed and millions of consumers remain holed up at home. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: China’s east coast provinces offer chartered transport, rewards to get rural migrants back to work

  • Sweeping measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak have exacerbated labour shortages in China as the country struggles to restart the economy
  • Authorities on China’s east coast are arranging chartered transport and offering allowances to lure migrant workers back to their jobs
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
China's struggle to contain the deadly coronavirus is deepening concerns about the impact on the world's number-two economy, as factories stay closed and millions of consumers remain holed up at home. Photo: AFP
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