manufacturing slowdown

American Factory Boss Held by Workers in Beijing

American executive Chip Starnes has been held hostage in a Beijing factory since Friday by workers demanding severance packages, reports Laurie Burkitt at The Wall Street Journal: “What they don’t understand is that...

China Manufacturers Move to Asian Neighbors

As workers’ wages in China increase, manufacturers are turning to countries like Vietnam for lower production costs, according to Kathy Chu at the Wall Street Journal: At Crocs, 65% of its colorful shoes are expected to be...

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