Finance Minister Lou Jiwei pictured during a press conference at the National People's Congress in Beijing earlier this week. Photo: AFP

Labour pains: are higher wages and benefits for China’s workers harming its economy?

Minister makes rare criticism of government policy, saying laws to protect workers may have backfired

Topic |   China's 'Two Sessions' 2016

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Finance Minister Lou Jiwei pictured during a press conference at the National People's Congress in Beijing earlier this week. Photo: AFP
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