Factories in China’s southern manufacturing hub of Dongguan are increasingly moving production and jobs to Southeast Asia. Photo: AFP

Chinese firms start to cut jobs and move overseas as US trade war and rising costs start to bite

Once-booming smaller and medium-sized businesses start to feel the squeeze from rising costs with US tariffs set to make the situation worse

Topic |   US-China trade war

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Factories in China’s southern manufacturing hub of Dongguan are increasingly moving production and jobs to Southeast Asia. Photo: AFP
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