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Coronavirus

Multinationals reroute supply chains from China -- for good?

Komatsu, Daikin and Asics shift operations elsewhere

Employees work on the production line of a robot vacuum cleaner factory in Shenzhen. Wage increases have bitten into the competitiveness of China, the world's factory.    © Reuters

TOKYO/NEW YORK -- With China's supply chains cut off by the coronavirus outbreak, multinational companies are moving production outside the country or looking for alternative sources for parts.

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