Chinese factory owners scrambling to find enough workers to keep pace with overseas orders. Photo: Xinhua Chinese factory owners scrambling to find enough workers to keep pace with overseas orders. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese factory owners scrambling to find enough workers to keep pace with overseas orders. Photo: Xinhua
China economy

As China’s coronavirus rebound gathers steam, export-oriented manufacturers struggle to find workers

  • Factories in China’s south and east are struggling to find enough workers to fill surging export orders thanks to strong demand in Western countries
  • The uptick in orders is proving a double-edged sword for many manufacturers, driving up wages and in some case forcing them to delay shipments

Topic |   China economy
Chinese factory owners scrambling to find enough workers to keep pace with overseas orders. Photo: Xinhua Chinese factory owners scrambling to find enough workers to keep pace with overseas orders. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese factory owners scrambling to find enough workers to keep pace with overseas orders. Photo: Xinhua
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