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

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

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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