Until it closed in October, the Samsung complex in Huizhou was the South Korean company’s last smartphone factory in China. Illustration: Kaliz Lee

Samsung: China smartphone factory closure leaves local community counting the cost

  • The South Korean firm closed its last smartphone factory in China in October after it had operated at the Jinxinda complex in Huizhou city for almost 30 years
  • Samsung relocated production to Vietnam and India in response in large part to the US-China trade war
Topic |   China economy

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Until it closed in October, the Samsung complex in Huizhou was the South Korean company’s last smartphone factory in China. Illustration: Kaliz Lee
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He Huifeng

He Huifeng

He Huifeng is an award-winning journalist and has been focusing on mainland news reporting since 2001 for several overseas media. She has gained an in-depth knowledge of political, economic and social issues on the mainland through years of close observation, which has given her a love for journalism in the field.