Employees assemble electronic components along a production line at a factory in Hefei, Anhui province, January 18, 2015. China's economic growth may be as high as 7.3 percent this year, partly due to falling commodity prices, the official Xinhua news agency quoted an academic advisor to the central bank's monetary policy committee as saying on Saturday.

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China, high tech, and the “high tempo cost out” revolution

May 12, 2015, Edward S. Steinfeld

Call it what you will — “hustle,” “high tempo manufacturing,” “high velocity cost out" — Chinese producers of everything from smart phones to capital equipment have figured out a new way of doing things. Edward S. Steinfeld examines the changes in Chinese manufacturing.

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