Some foreign manufacturers are shifting attention to smart household technologies to cater to China’s increasingly wealthy and health-conscious consumer market. Photo: EPA

US trade war pushing foreign lighting companies to shift focus of China production to serve domestic market

  • Lighting producers are targeting an increasingly wealthy and educated Chinese population with value-added products such as Bluetooth enabled appliances
  • Next driver of consumption in world's second largest economy will be services and leisure experiences, says researcher TS Lombard
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Some foreign manufacturers are shifting attention to smart household technologies to cater to China’s increasingly wealthy and health-conscious consumer market. Photo: EPA
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Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung joined the Post in 2017 after more than 15 years' experience on global newswires in Hong Kong and Shanghai. She spent eight years in Shanghai and has received awards for best feature, analysis and agenda-setting.