Chinese production lines are feeling the heat from rivals in nations such as Bangladesh, which some say offers better quality. Photo: AFP Chinese production lines are feeling the heat from rivals in nations such as Bangladesh, which some say offers better quality. Photo: AFP
Chinese production lines are feeling the heat from rivals in nations such as Bangladesh, which some say offers better quality. Photo: AFP

Cheap labour not the only driver of factories' flight from China

While higher labour costs are often cited for foreign buyers' switch to other Asian countries, rising industrial tension is hastening the trend

Chinese production lines are feeling the heat from rivals in nations such as Bangladesh, which some say offers better quality. Photo: AFP Chinese production lines are feeling the heat from rivals in nations such as Bangladesh, which some say offers better quality. Photo: AFP
Chinese production lines are feeling the heat from rivals in nations such as Bangladesh, which some say offers better quality. Photo: AFP
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