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As China Grinds To A Halt, Firms Can No Longer Afford To Pay Workers

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While Beijing has been scrambling to give the impression that its economy is back up and running (miraculously without any electricity or pollution), China's lack of workers - most of whom are holed up in their houses until the pandemic passes - has made factory restarts impossible. Worse, workers can't freely move around the country, and many are subjected to travel restrictions and quarantines, said Shanghai's American Chamber of Commerce on Monday.