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What do the USA’s May ’24 China tariffs mean for importers? [Podcast]

Adrian and Renaud are back to examine the recent May 14th news of new China tariffs being implemented by the Biden administration with the overall aim of reducing trade with China which many in America see as flooding the market … Continue reading

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The Rise Of The Dragon: Exploring China’s Technology Dominance [Podcast]

Today Adrian and Andrew Amirnovin, our reliability and testing head, look at some of China’s recent technology successes, what fuels China’s tech dominance, and how technology is caught up in the middle of the US-China trade war.   Listen to … Continue reading

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2022 Review: Top Stories, Podcasts, and Content from Sofeast

Renaud and Adrian review 2022’s largest geopolitical and news stories that have affected manufacturers with supply chains in China (and other Asian countries to a lesser extent). Of course, they cover Covid and China’s recently dropped strict Zero-Covid policy, as … Continue reading

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A New ‘Cold War’ Between The USA & China’s Effect On Manufacturing [Podcast]

As tensions rise between China and the USA, is a new ‘Cold War’ brewing? If so, what effect is this or could this be having on manufacturing? Our CEO Renaud and Adrian from Sofeast go political in this episode, discussing … Continue reading

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Setting up Manufacturing in Vietnam vs China: Focus on Vietnam

It’s common to see news of large multinationals moving manufacturing out of China to countries like India and Vietnam, such as Apple, for instance. Based on the Economist’s report ‘Rising star: Vietnam’s role in Asia’s shifting supply chains,’ I created … Continue reading

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