A Microsoft logo at the company’s office building in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Microsoft logo at the company’s office building in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE

Microsoft plans 1,000 new jobs in China despite slowing economy and widespread tech lay-offs

  • The US technology giant says it will grow its workforce in China to over 10,000 next year, up from roughly 9,000 currently
  • Microsoft’s announcement comes amid a spate of lay-offs among some of the largest technology companies operating in China

A Microsoft logo at the company’s office building in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
A Microsoft logo at the company’s office building in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
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