Tuesday, February 3, 2009

U.S. sneezes, China get pneumonia

The economic downturn that the U.S. is experiencing is also being experienced in other parts of the world, and in some of that world the effects are more dramatic than in the U.S. The Wall Street Journal reports that 10 million Chinese workers may be returning to the farm because of a lack of factory and other urban jobs.

The Financial Times says it is 20 million.

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