Tag Archives: Tariff

South East Asia attracts US manufacturing industry

Nearly 25% US firms surveyed have plans to relocate manufacturing to ASEAN when asked: “If you have relocated or are considering to relocate China-based manufacturing facilities to other countries because of the tariffs and/or concerns over the future of U.S.-China …
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Mexico hourly manufacturing wages, labor productivity, electronic industry infrastructure v Asian nations

Details on manufacturing cost and challenges facing
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India smartphone market subject to telecom infrastructure and suitable contract electronics providers

Indian contract electronics industry has faced ongoing challenges for years, and just as one segment appears to be savior for some EMS manufacturers in India targeting smartphone markets, the capital intensive nature of telecom infrastructure needed to support the greater …
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Customs duties aim to boost contract electronics manufacturing in India

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Ways Indian government is helping EMS providers in India boost sales and operating margins to grow top line revenues.
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Vietnam ranking among ASEAN electronics exporters

With the ongoing US-China trade war and manufacturing costs increasing in China, opportunities for ASEAN countries to further participate in electronics regional and global value chain contribution has grown. Vietnam, for example, has climbed the ranks as a key electronics …
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Trade agreements evolve in Asia-Pacific as China manufacturing exit gains momentum

With ongoing trade and tariff disputes between the US and China, bilateral trade agreements are becoming newsworthy much more often. Vietnam and other ASEAN and South East Asia destinations are attracting manufacturing attention. Key Asia-Pacific bilateral agreements For the above …
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How tariffs are changing US imports markets in China, Mexico, EU, Canada

Comparing China, EU, Mexico, and Canada percentage of imports from the US, China has declined considerably in 2019 while Canada’s imports from the US have grown more than imports for Mexico, although Mexico’s share still remains larger than Canada’s share. …
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Vietnam privatization of state-owned enterprises (SOE) challenges investor confidence

Early 2018, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said he wants “stronger commitments to restructuring public investment and state-owned enterprises”. Vietnamese Ministry of Finance and other Vietnamese organizations in both private and public sectors are hopeful privatization of SOEs will …
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China increases Vietnam investment to ride manufacturing wave

Electronics OEM and contract electronics manufacturers are shifting manufacturing supply chains to avoid the effects of US-China trade tensions. This is being reflected in increased foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to Vietnam from late 2018 into 2019. (Related: Vietnam and …
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Vietnam contract manufacturing: Dong exchange rates v EMS/ODM provider earnings growth

The Vietnamese Dong is the only ASEAN bloc currency that depreciated against the US$ in the first-half 2019. For electronics OEM decision makers considering EMS/ODM providers with operations in foreign countries and wanting to know contract electronics EMS and ODM …
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