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BT EXCLUSIVE: CHINA-US TRADE WAR

Singapore firms building up capacity outside China as fallback

No exodus yet as China market's too big to ignore; trade war also starting to impact higher tech sectors

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Like their foreign counterparts, Singapore companies have been reckoning with risks from the trade war and looking to diversify their supply chain in the region - even as the Chinese market remains too big to ignore.

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A SINGAPOREAN electronics parts manufacturer set up shop in China's Shenzhen two decades ago - but with its products being "very sensitive to tariffs", the company is now considering moving to India.

Such is the reality on the ground recounted by Suan Teck Kin, head of...

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