Smartphone brands under pressure as Chinese market matures

Competition in the Chinese smartphone market – the worlds largest – increases amid signs of maturity and declining shipments. China alone accounts for around 30% of global smartphone sales, but for the first time the…

China’s Huawei to start smartphone production in India

As the Chinese economy slows, many China-based firms are looking to start production in India. Huawei, the world’s third largest maker of smartphones, is the latest example. India is the world’s fastest growing smartphone market…

publication cover - The Poisonous Pearl

The Poisonous Pearl

Occupational chemical poisoning in the electronics industry in the Pearl River Delta, People’s Republic of China
publication cover - The Poisonous Pearl

Cobalt blues

Environmental pollution and human rights violations in Congolese cobalt mines

Labour rights violations persist at HEG Technology

A new report by China Labor Watch finds labour rights violations persist at HEG Technology in China. HEG Technology is a state-controlled company, which supplies to companies like Samsung and Huawei. China Labor Watch has…