A factory worker with spools of cotton in Huaibei, in eastern China’s Anhui province. Photo: AFP

Trade war’s tariffs may spur relocation of some Chinese textile factories to other Asian nations

For now, at least, fallout from Sino-US hostilities has been limited because Chinese manufacturers have ways to get around added duties

Topic |   US-China trade war

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A factory worker with spools of cotton in Huaibei, in eastern China’s Anhui province. Photo: AFP
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Eric Ng

Eric Ng

Eric joined the SCMP in 1998 after brief stints in a trading company and translation and editing roles at Dow Jones and Edinburgh Financial Publishing. He has close to 20 years of experience covering China's energy, mining and industrial materials sectors, and has recently added biotechnology to his coverage. Eric has a Masters of Business Administration degree.