China is battling to get its manufacturing industry back on track after months of coronavirus-related delays. Photo: SCMP China is battling to get its manufacturing industry back on track after months of coronavirus-related delays. Photo: SCMP
China is battling to get its manufacturing industry back on track after months of coronavirus-related delays. Photo: SCMP

Coronavirus: China manufacturing hub Dongguan faces grim test as global export orders vanish

  • Dongguan, once a hub for labour-intensive manufacturers, is on the frontline of China’s coronavirus manufacturing recovery
  • But the industrial city is struggling with a second wave demand shock, as the closure of overseas markets hits exports

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
China is battling to get its manufacturing industry back on track after months of coronavirus-related delays. Photo: SCMP China is battling to get its manufacturing industry back on track after months of coronavirus-related delays. Photo: SCMP
China is battling to get its manufacturing industry back on track after months of coronavirus-related delays. Photo: SCMP
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