Workers perform quality checks on smartphones at the VinSmart factory at the Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park in Hanoi, Vietnam, on September 25, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
Workers perform quality checks on smartphones at the VinSmart factory at the Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park in Hanoi, Vietnam, on September 25, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
Frederic Neumann
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Frederic Neumann

As production shifts from China to Asean, Asia’s supply chains remain stronger than ever

  • As the ‘China +1’ strategy takes off, firms are moving some capacity to the Asean region, making it the new production hub
  • Far from heralding the end of Asian supply chains, recent challenges only highlight their centrality

Workers perform quality checks on smartphones at the VinSmart factory at the Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park in Hanoi, Vietnam, on September 25, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
Workers perform quality checks on smartphones at the VinSmart factory at the Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park in Hanoi, Vietnam, on September 25, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
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