The front of Flex Industrial Park's south campus in Zhuhai. The US company is battling with geopolitical conditions after losing contract work with Huawei. Photo: Sidney Leng

US electronics manufacturer faces life after Huawei as trade war sours relations with Chinese tech giant

  • Manufacturer Flex’s Zhuhai production lines slowed down in May, after Washington banned US companies from selling parts and components to Huawei
  • Now it is trying to restructure its operations in Guangdong city which is set to be key manufacturing hub in China’s Greater Bay Area plan
Topic |   Huawei

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The front of Flex Industrial Park's south campus in Zhuhai. The US company is battling with geopolitical conditions after losing contract work with Huawei. Photo: Sidney Leng
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Employees work on the production line of a factory manufacturing fashion accessories in Sihong county, Jiangsu province, China March 27, 2019. Photo: Reuters

China’s industrial profits bounce back in July, but long-term view remains negative amid trade war escalation

  • Profits at China’s large industrial firms recovered in July, posting year-on-year growth of 2.6 per cent, following a decline of 3.1 per cent slump in June
  • However the overall picture is negative, with total industrial profits down 1.7 per cent so far this year, led by an 8.1 per cent slump by state sector firms
Topic |   China economy

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Employees work on the production line of a factory manufacturing fashion accessories in Sihong county, Jiangsu province, China March 27, 2019. Photo: Reuters
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