Migrant workers are deserting China’s coastal regions as factories relocate to western China to take advantage of lower costs. Photo: Xinhua Migrant workers are deserting China’s coastal regions as factories relocate to western China to take advantage of lower costs. Photo: Xinhua
Migrant workers are deserting China’s coastal regions as factories relocate to western China to take advantage of lower costs. Photo: Xinhua

Migrants quit coastal cities to save money, be nearer home

The number of migrants working in China’s eastern coastal region decreased by 0.2 per cent last year, compared with a 9.4 per cent increase in central China

Migrant workers are deserting China’s coastal regions as factories relocate to western China to take advantage of lower costs. Photo: Xinhua Migrant workers are deserting China’s coastal regions as factories relocate to western China to take advantage of lower costs. Photo: Xinhua
Migrant workers are deserting China’s coastal regions as factories relocate to western China to take advantage of lower costs. Photo: Xinhua
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