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Trade war

China Inc's search for factories hits technological wall in Cambodia

US tariffs and threat of more put manufacturers in tight spot

A television factory in Shenzhen, China. The U.S. has additional tariffs coming on Dec. 15 that already have Chinese manufacturers scurrying.   © Reuters

GUANGZHOU -- Amid uncertainty about where the U.S.-China trade war is headed, Chinese manufacturers are hesitating in their attempts to shift production overseas.

While there is some eagerness to go ahead with these moves, many manufacturers are wary about the lack of technological sophistication and funding in target destinations.

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