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Foxconn Won’t Reduce Its Workforce Next Year, Gou Says

November 20, 2011

(Corrects official’s name in headline and second paragraph in story published Nov. 19.)

Nov. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Foxconn Technology Group won’t cut jobs next year in response to uncertainties in the global economy, Chairman Terry Gou said in an internal meeting in Shenzhen, China, according to a report by state-run Xinhua News Agency.

Foxconn will make 300,000 robots in 2012 as the company boosts automation in manufacturing, Gou said, according to the report.

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