At least 35 per cent, or $400 billion worth of goods, that are sourced from China could shift to countries such as India, Thailand, Vietnam among others over the next 10 years, according to a study by US-based retail and supply chain solutions firm DCB and Company. (more…)

Chinese growth strategies since the Deng Xiaoping opening up initiatives in the 1970s feature an emphasis on the Ports and their hinterland. This has led to uneven growth and, the evolution of TVEs has been seen as a means to close the gap.