Foxconn Plant in Peanut Field Shows Labor Eroding China’s Edge

Foxconn Plant in Peanut Field Shows Labor Eroding China’s Edge

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Employees prepare for the operation on the producion line at Foxconn's subsidiary Futaihua Precision Electronics Zhengzhou Co. in Zhengzhou, Henan province. Average wages for manufacturing workers in Henan were 20,275 yuan a year compared with 27,846 yuan in Guangdong and 72,425 in Shanghai.