Moving manufacturing from China to Mexico

Leaving China for Mexico: Lessons from the Ground

Leaving China for Mexico and alternative manufacturing destinations has been on every CEO’s mind for years. A couple of weeks ago, I joined a trade delegation to Mexico City and Guadalajara, led by Utah Governor Spencer Cox. This was the first trade delegation to Mexico by any U.S. governor since Covid rocked the world, and

INTA Conference China

Lockdowns and China Service Providers

In recent months, the lockdowns brought on by China’s attempts to achieve zero-COVID have wreaked havoc on China’s manufacturing base and its supply chains. See The China Supply Chain Nightmare: It Is Time to Panic. But it’s not just manufacturing that is suffering. As I confirmed during a recent conference, China’s service providers are also

Miami

Miami for Asia Business

Miami is increasingly becoming an important hub for Asia business. The city’s enduring status as the “capital of Latin America” is perhaps the main driver of this trend, but ties to other parts of the world also play an important role, as does Miami’s (and all of Florida’s) own attractiveness as a business destination. The

Malaysia

Malaysia on Our Minds

Malaysia is in our minds these days, as the country keeps popping up in our work. This is no coincidence, as the country emerges as one of the beneficiaries of China decoupling. Here we discuss three things you should know about what's happening in MY these days.

Taking China Down

Deliberately Bringing China Down, Factory by Factory

Pretty much since we started this blog we have said that if we hear about something three times and we find it interesting we will write about it. Well last week I heard about something for the second time and it is so incredibly interesting that I am writing. Let me begin by saying that

Jack Rhysider

Global Law and Business Podcast – Jack Rhysider (Cybercrime and Security)

Listen HERE or stream on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Stitcher, or Soundcloud! At Harris Bricken, we keep close tabs on what is happening around the world, and we know that our friends and clients do, as well. We are happy to provide this podcast series: Global Law and Business, hosted by international attorneys Fred Rocafort and Jonathan Bench, where we look

Global Law and Business Podcast – Dami Adepoju (Nigeria and Hospitality)

Listen HERE or stream on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Stitcher, or Soundcloud! At Harris Bricken, we keep close tabs on what is happening around the world, and we know that our friends and clients do, as well. We are happy to provide this podcast series: Global Law and Business, hosted by international attorneys Fred Rocafort and Jonathan Bench, where we look

Russia's War and China impacts

Russia’s War Will Impact Your China Business, Part 2

In our initial post, Russia's War Will Impact Your China Business, we talked about why there would be an impact. That post was less than a week ago, but since then we have become more certain that Russia's war will impact your China business and we now view that impact as likely to be even greater than what we posited it would be just days ago.