Moving In

Epstein, Gady A.; Wei, Qu
May 2008
Forbes Asia;5/5/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p14
The article focuses on why bra maker Top Form considers Longnan County in China as an ideal location for manufacturing its products. Not only are the wages lower in Longnan, but employer-paid taxes and benefits based on wages are also lower. The expressway network is good enough that Top Form is ready to expand again, farther inland.


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