Like much of China’s economic data, its labor statistics boggle the mind. Despite decades of double-digit growth, Chinese factory wages remain an average of little more than $2 per hour, a mere fraction of the rates in Germany, the United States and Japan. The Economist Intelligence Unit forecasts more of the same in its innovative research report. getAbstract recommends this unique study to investors and executives seeking insights into a major factor propelling the world’s second-biggest economy.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why Chinese labor costs are still competitive despite huge increases and
- How regional growth patterns and productivity gains will determine China’s manufacturing future.
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