Some factories in China are investing heavily in automation to meet demand. Photo: Handout Some factories in China are investing heavily in automation to meet demand. Photo: Handout
Some factories in China are investing heavily in automation to meet demand. Photo: Handout
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China’s manufacturers forced to up wages to US$1,500 a month, with workers unwilling to return ahead of Lunar New Year

  • Some workers who had been laid off during the coronavirus downturn are not willing to travel back just a few months before the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday
  • Factory managers have hiked monthly wages by 25 per cent to 10,000 yuan (US$1,530) – well above the average starting wage for graduates, according to local media

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Some factories in China are investing heavily in automation to meet demand. Photo: Handout Some factories in China are investing heavily in automation to meet demand. Photo: Handout
Some factories in China are investing heavily in automation to meet demand. Photo: Handout
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