The coronavirus pandemic is heaping pressure on jobs at Chinese companies ranging from small manufacturers to well-known appliance manufacturers. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: China’s ‘rice bowls’ cracking as big home appliance maker speeds up job cuts

  • Hisense Group, one of China’s largest appliance manufacturers, is struggling amid the coronavirus and says it will let go ‘underperforming workers’
  • The company’s troubles are the latest anecdote of stress in China’s job market, where unemployment hit a record high in February
Topic |   China economy
The coronavirus pandemic is heaping pressure on jobs at Chinese companies ranging from small manufacturers to well-known appliance manufacturers. Photo: AP
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