Finance Minister Lou Jiwei says comprehensive reforms are desperately needed to raise the urban labour supply in order to avoid falling into the middle-income trap. Photo: Xinhua Finance Minister Lou Jiwei says comprehensive reforms are desperately needed to raise the urban labour supply in order to avoid falling into the middle-income trap. Photo: Xinhua
Finance Minister Lou Jiwei says comprehensive reforms are desperately needed to raise the urban labour supply in order to avoid falling into the middle-income trap. Photo: Xinhua

Top China official's criticism of labour policy sparks controversy

Minister blames labour laws for limiting supply of urban workers and affecting GDP growth

Finance Minister Lou Jiwei says comprehensive reforms are desperately needed to raise the urban labour supply in order to avoid falling into the middle-income trap. Photo: Xinhua Finance Minister Lou Jiwei says comprehensive reforms are desperately needed to raise the urban labour supply in order to avoid falling into the middle-income trap. Photo: Xinhua
Finance Minister Lou Jiwei says comprehensive reforms are desperately needed to raise the urban labour supply in order to avoid falling into the middle-income trap. Photo: Xinhua
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