At its peak in 2012, the Samsung Electronics Suzhou Computer plant had 6,500 employees, although the latest change is only set to affect around half of the 1,700 employees who were on contract as of the end of 2019. Photo: WeiboAt its peak in 2012, the Samsung Electronics Suzhou Computer plant had 6,500 employees, although the latest change is only set to affect around half of the 1,700 employees who were on contract as of the end of 2019. Photo: Weibo
At its peak in 2012, the Samsung Electronics Suzhou Computer plant had 6,500 employees, although the latest change is only set to affect around half of the 1,700 employees who were on contract as of the end of 2019. Photo: Weibo

Samsung to halt PC production in China in latest blow to manufacturing sector

  • The South Korean firm will no longer focus on PC assembly and manufacturing at its facility in Chinese city of Suzhou ‘due to fierce market competition’
  • Around half of the current 1,700 employees who were on contract as of the end of 2019 are set to be affected as Samsung switches focus to research and development
Topic |   Samsung Electronics
At its peak in 2012, the Samsung Electronics Suzhou Computer plant had 6,500 employees, although the latest change is only set to affect around half of the 1,700 employees who were on contract as of the end of 2019. Photo: WeiboAt its peak in 2012, the Samsung Electronics Suzhou Computer plant had 6,500 employees, although the latest change is only set to affect around half of the 1,700 employees who were on contract as of the end of 2019. Photo: Weibo
At its peak in 2012, the Samsung Electronics Suzhou Computer plant had 6,500 employees, although the latest change is only set to affect around half of the 1,700 employees who were on contract as of the end of 2019. Photo: Weibo
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