The Evolving Value Chain in China
28 September 2011
Mayer Brown Article
The product supply chain from China is not what it used to be. Over the past 20 years, Chinese consumer-product manufacturers have become increasingly sophisticated and capable of taking on more “value-adding” tasks or segments of the product creation supply chain and have moved from mere manufacturers to multi-functional suppliers. In doing so, they have changed the game, taking on an array of production functions traditionally handled within “shop-by-product” companies.