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By John Richardson
CHINA’s blue collar workers are in a very strong position, as we discussed in our 19 December post.
They are benefiting from an ageing population that has already resulted in a decline in the size of China’s …
THE riots and a strike at Foxconn factories in China point to demographic changes that have major implications for the country’s economy.
China’s one-child policy means that it can no longer depend on a …
THE recent investigation by the US-based Fair Labor Association into Foxconn is a further indication of how China is transforming its economic model.
It was found that Foxconn breached several Chinese regulations, including a maximum working week …
By Malini Hariharan
With so much happening in petrochemical markets the blog has not had time to comment on the ongoing turmoil in China’s labour market.
But we had noted a few months back that factories in southern China were …