Manufacturing Country

Polly Chen

Polly Chen

Polly Chen joined Asia Quality Focus as a Marketing Associate in April 2019. Polly grew up in Shenzhen, China and attended school in Guangzhou. She likes cooking and attending live shows in her free time.

Recent Posts

Vietnam Becoming A Tech Hub in the Wake of the China-U.S. Trade War

by Polly Chen on 20 Oct 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about how Vietnam becomes a tech hub, Chinese counterfeits that bother small U.S. businesses and UPS's new planes in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing

Cambodia Raises Workers’ Wages for Fear of Losing EBA Status

by Polly Chen on 13 Oct 2019 | 2 Comments
Learn about why Cambodia raises workers' wages, what stops importers from sourcing outside China and Nike's sustainable distribution center in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing

Malaysia’s Furniture Sector Benefits from Trade War Tailwind

by Polly Chen on 29 Sep 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about how Malaysia's furniture sector benefits from the trade war, grassroots movement in Bangladesh and Shopify's robotics in this week's roundup.
Best in Manufacturing – September 29, 2019

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Furniture

New Monitoring Body to Replace The Accord in Bangladesh

by Polly Chen on 22 Sep 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn the new body that will replace the Accord in Bangladesh, Thailand's "relocation package" and asbestos in cosmetics in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Sourcing, Legal Requirements

China Establishes Six New Free Trade Zones to Improve Trade Ties

by Polly Chen on 15 Sep 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about China's new free trade zones, how tariffs are hurting the electronics industry and "hijacked" reviews on Amazon in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics

China Retaliates with New Tariffs on $75 Billion of U.S. Goods

by Polly Chen on 8 Sep 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about China's tariffs on $75 billion U.S. goods, Hasbro's plan to phase out plastic packaging and Target's store-fulfillment in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Packaging

FAA Bans Apple Laptops from U.S. Flights Due to Unsafe Batteries

by Polly Chen on 1 Sep 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about FAA's ban on MacBooks, the unclear status of Cambodia's EBA and the Belt and Road Initiative in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics

FedEx Won’t Ship Amazon’s Packages in the U.S. Anymore

by Polly Chen on 25 Aug 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about FedEx's split with Amazon and mobile manufacturing hubs in India in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics, Legal Requirements

Trump Breaks Trade War Truce With 10 Percent Tariffs

by Polly Chen on 18 Aug 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about Trump's new 10 percent tariffs, China's capacity in lithium-ion battery manufacturing and IBM's blockchain-based supplier management network in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics

Japan-South Korea Trade Dispute Threatens Electronics Industry

by Polly Chen on 11 Aug 2019 | 0 Comments
Learn about the Japan-South Korea trade dispute, eBay's new delivery service and fraudulent Chinese trademark applications in the U.S. in this week's roundup.

Topics: Best in Manufacturing, Consumer Electronics