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Why Vietnam and Other Asian Countries Won’t Replace China as an Electronics Manufacturing Hub Anytime Soon

Via Bloomberg

There’s growing excitement in some corners of Washington, D.C., that Apple’s drive to shift production to other countries in Asia is a sign of progress in the ongoing effort to decouple U.S. manufacturing from China.

While Apple’s directives that its suppliers build new factories in Vietnam and India are garnering a lot of attention, it’s also masking the underlying reality that it will take years, if not decades, for the company to end its reliance on China.

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