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Mexico closes U.S.-owned factory for refusing to sell ventilators to Mexican hospitals

Two people standing outside factory with sign that reads Smiths Medical

PortandTerminal.com, April 11, 2020 “We said to them, if you want us to consider you essential, you have to provide some benefit to the people of Baja California, by selling us ventilators, because we need them,” TIJUANA, MEXICO  – The northern Mexico border state of Baja California closed a factory on Friday run by the American health care company Smiths …

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China shuts Foxconn, Johnson & Johnson, & Samsung plants amid virus outbreak

Workers at a Foxconn assembly line in China

PortandTerminal.com, January 27, 2020 BEIJING – As the numbers of infected and dead soar exponentially, China has been forced to lock down cities and shutdown factories for the next several weeks.  The financial capital Shanghai has ordered companies not to reopen until February 10, while the manufacturing hub of Suzhou has postponed the return to work of millions of migrant …

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