Southeast Asia Steals Business as China Prices Itself Out

Has China priced itself out? The "world's factory" is a workshop floor no more. Rising Chinese wages are making Southeast Asian destinations much more attractive for manufacturers. Investors looking for plays in Asia would do well to take note of the companies making the necessary changes to reflect that reality.

Export growth has now accelerated to between 5% and 6% per year in Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, as makers of everything from electronic components to garments shifted production in that direction. The spurt in shipments has been nothing short of remarkable in Vietnam and India, export growth running at 9% to 10% each of the last two years....879 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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