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Who will succeed Terry Gou? Foxconn set up a think tank to mull it over

Foxconn is planning to replace many of its workers with a million robots over the next three years, but replacing chairman and CEO Terry Gou will require a bit more thought. 204 more words

Five charts that show why China is competing with the multinationals it used to work for

China is still the world’s manufacturing powerhouse, but the nature of what the country’s factories produce is changing. Rising labor costs and a growing consumer market at home are pushing more Chinese firms up the value chain—with hefty government support—and out from under the shadow of the multinationals firms they’ve worked with for decades. 382 more words