Staff on a shirt production line at a textile factory in Dongguan, Guangdong. Young migrant workers are increasingly looking to the services sector for jobs. Photo: Edward Wong

China’s factories struggling to find staff as young migrant workers seek ‘freedom’ in services sector

  • Booming courier business is a popular choice, where food deliverers can earn US$750 to US$1,000 a month with companies including Meituan Dianping
  • Garment factories in Guangzhou offering over US$1,000 a month with free accommodation but unable to find enough skilled pattern cutters
Topic |   China economy

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Staff on a shirt production line at a textile factory in Dongguan, Guangdong. Young migrant workers are increasingly looking to the services sector for jobs. Photo: Edward Wong
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