Migrants from An Giang province, mostly informal workers, stop at a police checkpoint on their way to their hometowns. Photo: Kao Nguyen
Migrants from An Giang province, mostly informal workers, stop at a police checkpoint on their way to their hometowns. Photo: Kao Nguyen
Vietnam

Vietnam’s factories lurch into crisis from worker exodus with holiday shopping on the line

  • This is the latest disruption to global supply chains already roiled by labour shortages and high shipping costs due to the pandemic
  • Factories had moved to Vietnam amid the US-China trade dispute, but there are fears the mass departure of workers could drag down economic growth

Topic |   Vietnam
Migrants from An Giang province, mostly informal workers, stop at a police checkpoint on their way to their hometowns. Photo: Kao Nguyen
Migrants from An Giang province, mostly informal workers, stop at a police checkpoint on their way to their hometowns. Photo: Kao Nguyen
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