Coronavirus: most US firms not switching sourcing from China

29 April 2020

Almost three quarters of US firms sourcing from China have no plans to find alternative suppliers outside the country as a result of coronavirus, according to a survey.

The poll, conducted by American Chamber of Commerce organisations AmCham China and AmCham Shanghai, found 72% of companies had no plans to relocate sourcing, while 24% said they would adjust to partial sourcing outside of China. Only 4% said they would move operations out of China or to other parts of China.

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