technology

China’s vice president visits the US – What’s on his agenda?

From The Wall Street Journal’s China Realtime Report | by, Tim Orlik China’s Vice President Xi Jinping is hitching his wagon for a trip westward across the U.S. this week. The farther west he travels, the less he is likely…

Transferring Production Across Emerging Markets

Foxconn is one of the most well-known emerging-markets based manufacturers. With labor prices increasing along with a string of suicides in it’s Chinese factories – the Taiwanese firm is looking to Latin America for new production capacity. The following is…

China Remains Competitive in Manufacturing Despite Rising Labor Costs

Due to rising labor costs in China’s coastal areas, many companies are re-evaluating their manufacturing strategy. Often they face a choice between other low-cost Asian countries and inland China. These manufacturing choices are likely to differ from industry to industry.…