Taiwan ODMs Keep Diversifying Production to Southeast Asia


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Though US-China trade tensions seem to be easing, Taiwan ODMs are still moving ahead with their production deployments in Southeast Asia as they are requested by brand vendors to diversify manufacturing risks that may arise from persistent competition in tech domains, Digitimes reports.

Taiwan EMS firms and ODMs including Foxconn, Compal Electronics, Wistron, Inventec and Pegatron are all busy relocating part of their production to Southeast Asia or South Asia from China, although they share the view that China remains their major manufacturing base given the availability of high-tech talent and complex electronics ecosystems.

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