Mobile phone manufacturing in China and the Philippines

36 mobile phones were manufactured each second during 2007. Last years the growth of the mobile phone market has been impressive. In 2006, a magic milestone was reached when one billion phones were produced in just one year.

In the shadow of the success stories of brand name companies, such as Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Samsung, for many electronics workers the reality is harsh.

This study aims to describe their realities and present their views. It also analyses how brand name companies and consumers could contribute to accomplish much needed improvements.

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