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“The hurdles are just too high”

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Bae Young-ho, a researcher at the Korea Federation of SMEs in Seoul, said that in a survey his organisation conducted around 70% of Korean firms manufacturing in China had no intention of reshoring production home. Bae blamed Korea’s rigid labour market and environmental regulations.


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