A worker tests LED lights at a factory in Suining city in southwestern China's Sichuan province on February 28, 2017. Photo: Chinatopix via AP

US lighting company Alpan joins an exodus of manufacturers leaving China to get around higher tariffs from trade war

  • Alpan Lighting Products is shifting its production from Xiamen to central Java in Indonesia
  • PT CDS Asia, a unit of Alpan, will invest US$14 million to build a factory in central Java, where it aims to employ as many as 3,500 people
Topic |   Trade
A worker tests LED lights at a factory in Suining city in southwestern China's Sichuan province on February 28, 2017. Photo: Chinatopix via AP
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