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For many Chinese migrants, the lure of the city is fading

They see no hope of buying property in cities and it is getting more difficult to earn a decent wage

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Brothers Ji Shouquan and Shoufang (second and third from right) find that it is unrealistic for migrant workers like them to buy property in Wenzhou and that they will probably end up returning to their home town of Fuyang in Anhui province.

Wenzhou, China

AFTER two decades trying to make a life in China's entrepreneurial city of Wenzhou, Ji Shouquan and his brother Shoufang are ready to head home. They say they have no hope of stepping onto the city's housing ladder and it is getting more difficult to earn a decent wage.

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