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A woman cleans the streets at the housing compound built for workers at the former, it's been closed for 2 weeks, Polaris Electrical Component Factory in Dongguan, China. The housing compound is now almost empty as all the workers have moved on to other jobs or moved back to their home provinces. Dongguan has been hard hit the last few months as the economies of rich countries falter. Export demand has been reduced and companies that were operating on the margins have folded leaving thousands of migrant workers with tough choices.