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Description:  Japanese motor maker Minebea Co. chose Cambodia over Vietnam to build a plant for 5,000 workers in a sign growing labor disputes are hurting Vietnam’s appeal as a low-cost alternative to China.

Source: Bloomberg.com

Date: 06/16/2011

Link:  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-15/vietnam-cheaper-than-china-appeal-diminishes-as-labor-strikes.html

Questions for discussion:

  • What does this article teach you about the global nature of business?
  • How do labor issues affect investors, governments, and manufacturers?

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