Samsung closed its smartphone factory in Guangdong province two years ago, but a Chinese manufacturer has taken its place, and dozens of other businesses have sprung up. Illustration: Perry Tse
Samsung closed its smartphone factory in Guangdong province two years ago, but a Chinese manufacturer has taken its place, and dozens of other businesses have sprung up. Illustration: Perry Tse

China manufacturing town is again buzzing after being crippled by Samsung’s departure in 2019

  • Two years after Samsung closed its last smartphone factory in China, the abandoned community gets a second chance
  • Some foreign companies are rethinking or delaying plans to diversify production away from China, despite US tariffs

Topic |   China manufacturing
Samsung closed its smartphone factory in Guangdong province two years ago, but a Chinese manufacturer has taken its place, and dozens of other businesses have sprung up. Illustration: Perry Tse
Samsung closed its smartphone factory in Guangdong province two years ago, but a Chinese manufacturer has taken its place, and dozens of other businesses have sprung up. Illustration: Perry Tse
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