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July 22, 2010updated 21 Jul 2021 12:40pm

COMMENT: China and the Toyota problem

The cost of made-in-China goods is rising. Labour rates are going up. So too is the value of the yuan, China’s greatest subsidy. How will this effect China’s garment exports? Drawing comparisons with car-maker Toyota, which last year made it to the top slot as the world leading automobile producer, David Birnbaum looks at the hubris from the supplier side.

The cost of made-in-China goods is rising. Labour rates are going up. So too is the value of the yuan, China’s greatest subsidy. How will this effect China’s garment exports? Drawing comparisons with car-maker Toyota, which last year made it to the top slot as the world leading automobile producer, David Birnbaum looks at the hubris from the supplier side.

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