Domestic manufacturers reassessing China

Aug. 20, 2020
Survey: Business leaders plan to leave China in the wake of coronavirus.

In June, after a large number of companies in China had resumed operations, East West Associates conducted a survey of more than 150 Western companies with operations in China to see if their strategies for manufacturing, contract manufacturing and sourcing there had changed.

"Our objective was to acquire first-hand, working knowledge of the comprehensive impact of the coronavirus on companies with operations in China—the challenges they are facing, the actions they have taken and how they are planning for the future," said Alex Bryant, president of East West Associates. His firm is a consultancy that helps manufacturers locate or find resources in other geographic markets.

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