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China finally has a rival as the world’s factory floor

By Philip Wen, Vibhuti Agarwal and Greg Ip

09 May 2023 · 7 min read

As Western companies seek a manufacturing backup to China, India is making a concerted push to fill the role—and having a great deal of success. The WSJ reports.

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Western companies are desperately looking for a backup to China as the world’s factory floor, a strategy widely termed “China plus one.”

India is making a concerted push to be the plus one.

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