China manufacturing town is again buzzing after being crippled by Samsung’s departure in 2019

Published Oct 05 2021 at 10:00 PM GMT
  • Li Dong is busy these days decorating his new barbecue restaurant in a northern Pearl River Delta community that is rumbling back to life two years after Samsung closed its smartphone factory that had operated there for almost three decades.
  • The South Korean electronics giant’s decision to relocate its complex to Vietnam in October 2019 devastated the Jinxinda community in Guangdong province’s Huizhou city.
  • It was also Samsung’s last smartphone factory in China.



  • Published Oct 5, 2021 10:00 PM GMT