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COVID-19 makes life for migrant Chinese workers even more difficult

Market Place, China, 4 March 2020 - Migrant workers make up about one-third of China’s vast workforce, and COVID-19 has put them in an especially tough position. These are Chinese nationals — lower middle class to working poor — who live tenuously in the cities, but whose official home base may be far away.

The Economist’s Beijing bureau chief, David Rennie, has been reporting on this. He spoke with Marketplace’s David Brancaccio. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation.

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Source: https://www.marketplace.org/2020/03/04/migrant-workers-china-coronavirus/

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