THINKING ABOUT LEAVING CHINA?

THINKING ABOUT LEAVING CHINA?

EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT LEAVING CHINA Social media is buzzing these days with companies talking about all the reasons that they have for leaving China and moving their manufacturing supply chains back home or to other low cost countries. What with trade tariffs and...
ASD SHOW SOURCING PANEL, March 2020

ASD SHOW SOURCING PANEL, March 2020

YOU CAN’T MISS THIS SHOW & THIS SOURCING PANEL. ASD and Source Direct are right around the corner where we will be participating in a thought-provoking Sourcing Panel held right on the show floor with the audience participating.  Las Vegas will be hopping...
ASIAN MANUFACTURING COST REPORT Q4– 2019

ASIAN MANUFACTURING COST REPORT Q4– 2019

Executive Summary Asian manufacturing commodity price trends in the fourth quarter were again mixed. Many grades of Plastics, Steel and Ceramics were mostly down in price. While some grades of Rubber, Alum, Paper, Textiles and Fuel prices were all up. Labor rates were...
ASIAN MANUFACTURING COST REPORT Q4– 2019

ASIA MANUFACTURING COST DRIVERS REPORT

Tracking The Trends Which Drive Costs In Asian Manufacturing  Q3– 2019 (Jul, Aug, Sept) The commodity price trends in the third quarter are mixed in Asia. Many grades of Plastics, Rubber, Paper, Textiles and Ceramics raw materials prices were mostly down in price....