Cheap Labour In China

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The U.S imports nineteen percent of all its good from China. China has one of the lowest minimum wages in the entire world. A non-skilled labor worker that works in a factory might only make 100 dollars a month in china. How does a person survive? The answer is in the Government. China is capitalist economy which was able to integrate itself into the World market. This means that the people who own the factories can choose what wage they want to pay their workers. Paying the workers low wages drops the price of the goods produced by the factory. This internal structure of cheap labor causes China to produce cheap goods. Producing cheap goods allows Chinas economy to have a lower overall price for goods. This standard of “Cheap” living has become

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