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Why toy production is ebbing away from China

by Steve Reece, managing director, Toy Team Asia

China’s role in international manufacturing is changing as economic development advances ever further. In the toy business, China has been playing a massive role in producing the products we sell for more than four decades. Before manufacturing in China, most companies either produced their products in their home market or imported from various hubs around the world, including Hong Kong, Japan, and Taiwan.