US manufacturers in China have had four roller-coaster years during Donald Trump’s first term in office. Illustration: SCMP US manufacturers in China have had four roller-coaster years during Donald Trump’s first term in office. Illustration: SCMP
US manufacturers in China have had four roller-coaster years during Donald Trump’s first term in office. Illustration: SCMP

Donald Trump’s four years in power have ‘totally changed manufacturing’, say US firms forced to rethink supply chains

  • Trump’s presidency has forced many American firms to rethink China supply chains, but few plan to return to the US
  • Manufacturers are hoping for less volatility after November’s US election, even if most think tariffs will persist

Topic |   US-China trade war
US manufacturers in China have had four roller-coaster years during Donald Trump’s first term in office. Illustration: SCMP US manufacturers in China have had four roller-coaster years during Donald Trump’s first term in office. Illustration: SCMP
US manufacturers in China have had four roller-coaster years during Donald Trump’s first term in office. Illustration: SCMP
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