Sunday, April 5, 2015

Shifting Manufacturing in China to Africa?

The Diplomat published on 17 March 2015 a commentary titled "From 'Made in China' to 'Made in Africa'?" by Tang Xiaoyang, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy.  Tang says that many labor intensive and low value-added products will move away from China as labor and production costs rise.  While some will move to Africa, poor infrastructure on the continent will limit the number of factories making the move.

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