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Inside iPhone City - A Factory with 350,000 workers

Geoff Riley

7th May 2018

A hat tip to Jon Inge who spotted this Business Insider report on a visit to the FoxConn complex 20 miles outside downtown Zhengzhou where more than half of the world's iPhones are assembled by a workforce in excess of 350,000 people. The scale of the operation is staggering, the lives of those who work long hours is more predictable but sobering nonetheless.

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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