A worker in the adapter production line in a plant inside Vietnam-China Economic and Trade Cooperation Park. Photo: Cissy Zhou
Chen Gong
Opinion

Opinion

Chen Gong

Moving factories from China to Southeast Asia? Watch out for rising costs and strikes

  • Cambodia and Vietnam are two examples of complicated business environments in Southeast Asia where the foreign investor needs to tread with care: rising costs, a less efficient workforce, and stronger labour movements are just a few of the risks

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A worker in the adapter production line in a plant inside Vietnam-China Economic and Trade Cooperation Park. Photo: Cissy Zhou
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Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone, which the US says has been used to evade tariffs. Photo: Twitter

US urges Cambodia to help stop firms using special economic zone to evade China tariffs

  • American embassy in Phnom Penh says companies have been caught using the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone to export goods that originated in China
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone, which the US says has been used to evade tariffs. Photo: Twitter
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