Drivers of food delivery service Meituan are seen in Shanghai, China. Photo: ReutersDrivers of food delivery service Meituan are seen in Shanghai, China. Photo: Reuters
Drivers of food delivery service Meituan are seen in Shanghai, China. Photo: Reuters

Gig economy gets a boost in China but experts question whether it can be a sustainable fix for unemployment

  • Flexible work opportunities in China are booming – particularly at logistics companies where delivery staff and drivers are in hot demand
  • The move towards temporary work has also been backed by Beijing amid a spike in unemployment during the pandemic

Topic |   Alibaba
Drivers of food delivery service Meituan are seen in Shanghai, China. Photo: ReutersDrivers of food delivery service Meituan are seen in Shanghai, China. Photo: Reuters
Drivers of food delivery service Meituan are seen in Shanghai, China. Photo: Reuters
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