Many foreign firms are considering shifting production from China due to rising costs and the unpredictability of exporting from the country. Photo: AP Many foreign firms are considering shifting production from China due to rising costs and the unpredictability of exporting from the country. Photo: AP
Many foreign firms are considering shifting production from China due to rising costs and the unpredictability of exporting from the country. Photo: AP

China’s manufacturing exodus set to continue in 2020, despite prospect of trade war deal

  • China’s rising costs, tricky regulations and increasingly unstable geopolitical situation are forcing more manufacturers to move production elsewhere
  • First and second wave of leavers underway, with more to follow, despite the prospect of a minor US-China trade truce

Topic |   US-China trade war
Many foreign firms are considering shifting production from China due to rising costs and the unpredictability of exporting from the country. Photo: AP Many foreign firms are considering shifting production from China due to rising costs and the unpredictability of exporting from the country. Photo: AP
Many foreign firms are considering shifting production from China due to rising costs and the unpredictability of exporting from the country. Photo: AP
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