Some traditional manufacturing industries are finding it more difficult to find employees as the nation’s migrant workforce shrinks and ages. Photo: AFP Some traditional manufacturing industries are finding it more difficult to find employees as the nation’s migrant workforce shrinks and ages. Photo: AFP
Some traditional manufacturing industries are finding it more difficult to find employees as the nation’s migrant workforce shrinks and ages. Photo: AFP
China jobs

As China’s population ages, the world’s factory struggles to recruit young migrant workers

  • For a new generation of Chinese migrant workers, labour-intensive factory work no longer has the same appeal as it did for their parents
  • As the country’s migrant workforce gets older and smaller, labour shortages are starting to be felt in some traditional manufacturing sectors

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Some traditional manufacturing industries are finding it more difficult to find employees as the nation’s migrant workforce shrinks and ages. Photo: AFP Some traditional manufacturing industries are finding it more difficult to find employees as the nation’s migrant workforce shrinks and ages. Photo: AFP
Some traditional manufacturing industries are finding it more difficult to find employees as the nation’s migrant workforce shrinks and ages. Photo: AFP
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