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China’s Changing Migrant Workforce

Migrant workers enter Fuzhou Railway Station on April 27. Photo: VCG
Migrant workers enter Fuzhou Railway Station on April 27. Photo: VCG

Laden with luggage, often with their belongings stuffed into repurposed plastic sacks that once held some commodity bought in bulk, migrant workers on their way home have for decades been easy to spot at the train stations of major Chinese cities.

However things are changing in this workforce, which provides the manpower that has driven China’s economic transformation.

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