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China’s ‘American Factory’ laid off more than 2,000 jobs worldwide in first half of 2020 due to weak car market

China’s largest car glassmaker, which featured in the award-winning documentary American Factory, laid off more than 2,000 people globally in the first half of the year due to weak demand caused by the coronavirus.Fuyao Glass Industry Group’s total headcount dropped by 2,267 from a year earlier, its interim report published on Friday showed, representing more than 8 per cent of its 26,000 employees as of the end of last year.The company did not provide a breakdown of where the employees were…

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