China's Coast Becomes A Factory Of The World

China's Pearl River Delta is growing by double digits and stocking Wal-Mart's shelves.
December 16, 2003, 11am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Every day, year round, Guangdong province alone -- which covers most of the delta -- exports $300 million of goods to world markets. That's a third of China's total. Ten percent of all Delta exports are stocked on Wal-Mart's shelves. In Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and their environs, well-paved roads pass through a staggeringly crowded landscape of factories, offices, dormitories, apartments, and streams of migrant labor."

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Published on Wednesday, October 19, 2005 in The Christian Science Monitor
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