Month: October 2020

Donald Trump’s four years in power have ‘totally changed manufacturing’, say US firms forced to rethink supply chains

When Donald Trump was elected US President in 2016, almost all of M Group Corporation’s high-end hotel furniture fittings were made in China.Now, after four years of being pummelled by anti-dumping duties, tariffs and extreme political volatility, about 50 per cent is made in China, with the balance of production scattered around Vietnam, Malaysia and…

Donald Trump’s four years in power have ‘totally changed manufacturing’, say US firms forced to rethink supply chains

When Donald Trump was elected US President in 2016, almost all of M Group Corporation’s high-end hotel furniture fittings were made in China.Now, after four years of being pummelled by anti-dumping duties, tariffs and extreme political volatility, about 50 per cent is made in China, with the balance of production scattered around Vietnam, Malaysia and…

Donald Trump’s four years in power have ‘totally changed manufacturing’, say US firms forced to rethink supply chains

When Donald Trump was elected US President in 2016, almost all of M Group Corporation’s high-end hotel furniture fittings were made in China.Now, after four years of being pummelled by anti-dumping duties, tariffs and extreme political volatility, about 50 per cent is made in China, with the balance of production scattered around Vietnam, Malaysia and…

Donald Trump’s four years in power have ‘totally changed manufacturing’, say US firms forced to rethink supply chains

When Donald Trump was elected US President in 2016, almost all of M Group Corporation’s high-end hotel furniture fittings were made in China.Now, after four years of being pummelled by anti-dumping duties, tariffs and extreme political volatility, about 50 per cent is made in China, with the balance of production scattered around Vietnam, Malaysia and…

Alexei Navalny says Vladimir Putin was behind his poisoning, vows return to Russia

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny accused President Vladimir Putin of being behind his poisoning on Thursday, as he vowed to return to Russia to press on with his opposition campaign.In the first media interview since his poisoning, Navalny gave harrowing details of his collapse on a flight from Tomsk to Moscow after he was poisoned by…

Belgian king’s hidden daughter Delphine Boel wins fight to be princess

A Belgian artist who has fought a seven-year legal battle to prove that Belgium’s former king Albert II is her father secured a crowning success – literally – in court on Thursday when she officially became a princess.Belgium’s appeal court granted Delphine Boel the title “Princess of Belgium” after the former monarch’s DNA test proved…

Britain found ‘critical’ weakness in Huawei equipment

British intelligence forced Huawei Technologies to fix flaws in its products that could have put the security of the country’s networks at risk, a government agency said.“Critical, user-facing vulnerabilities” were found in the Chinese supplier’s fixed-broadband products caused by poor code quality and an old operating system, the Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre Oversight Board…

US House passes bill to force companies to disclose Xinjiang-sourced materials

Lawmakers in the US House of Representatives approved legislation on Wednesday that would require publicly listed companies in the US to disclose commercial links to China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Uygur Region amid concerns about the use of forced labour there.In contrast to numerous recent China bills that have drawn near unanimous support, the bill passed through…