Shanghai tops list of China’s highest earners, but national wealth gap continues to grow squib

The income gap between workers in China’s richest and poorest provinces widened in absolute terms in the first three months of the year, according to official figures, although salaries generally rose faster in deprived regions. Shanghai retained the top spot on the list of 31 province-level jurisdictions, with residents of the financial hub earning an average of 17,277 yuan (US$2,700) over the January-March period, the National Bureau of Statistics said. Based on figures published for...
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