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  1. beyondbrics

    October 8, 2013

    London headlines

    * Argentina’s ‘holdout’ creditors fight on * Young Chinese shun factories for ‘easy’ jobs * Markets edgy as US shutdown...

  2. October 7, 2013

    Young Chinese shunning factory jobs, says Foxconn founder

    Young people across China are increasingly shunning monotonous, low-paid assembly line jobs, leaving Foxconn, the maker of...

  1. September 18, 2013

    Sharp: missing the point

    Everyone has friends cooler than them, and friends who aren’t. Basking in an A-list glow helps anyone’s image. So kudos to...

  2. June 27, 2013

    Foxconn founder apologises to shareholders amid falling price

    Terry Gou, the hard-charging founder of Foxconn, the world’s largest electronics manufacturer, does not often bow in apology...

  3. beyondbrics

    June 26, 2013

    Taiwan companies struggle to stop Chinese rivals poaching staff

    The stereotypical Foxconn worker is a low-paid Chinese labourer, coming from a rural Chinese province to work on one of the...

  4. May 19, 2013

    Chinese cyber crime: More crooks than patriots

    On a muggy spring night five years ago in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, six young men were slowly getting drunk....

  5. May 15, 2013

    Hon Hai (Foxconn): outfoxed

    If Terry Gou had taken his planned stake in Sharp last year, he would be only a sixth in the red following a trebling of its...

  6. February 3, 2013

    Foxconn plans Chinese union vote

    Foxconn, the contract manufacturer whose biggest customer is Apple, is preparing genuinely representative labour union...

  7. beyondbrics

    December 31, 2012

    2012 in review: the most read beyondbrics posts of the year

    After charts of the year and guest posts of the year, here is a list of the 15 most clicked on beyondbrics posts of 2012. In...

  8. December 20, 2012

    Foxconn investment values GoPro at $2.25bn

    GoPro, the leader in a fast-growing action cam category, has earned a $2.25bn valuation after a $200m investment by Foxconn,...

  9. December 4, 2012

    Qualcomm agrees Y9.9bn Sharp investment

    Qualcomm, the US technology group that makes microchips for Apple’s iPhone and other mobile devices, has moved to expand its...

  10. November 1, 2012

    Sharp admits ‘material doubt’ on survival

    Sharp has admitted there is “material doubt” about its ability to stay in business as it warned of a second year of record...

  11. September 28, 2012

    Foxconn’s Gou rolls with the punches

    Steve Jobs has gone down in history as the slightly mad genius behind the iPhone and iPad. But without Terry Gou, founder of...

  12. August 31, 2012

    Sharp under pressure on Hon Hai deal

    Sharp, the struggling Japanese consumer electronics company, came under renewed pressure on Friday over its failure to...

  13. August 31, 2012

    Sharp – short, sharp shock

    What was the last Sharp product you bought? You would not be alone if you are struggling to remember. That is the underlying...

  14. beyondbrics

    June 28, 2012

    Foxconn: hello Indonesia?

    Jakarta bound? As wages continue to rise in China, is Foxconn, the huge Taiwanese contract manufacturer that makes iPads for...

  15. June 19, 2012

    Hon Hai / Sharp

    How many companies produce a near-10 per cent share price pop in two days from two lossmaking businesses – without saying a...

  16. beyondbrics

    March 28, 2012

    London headlines

    * Abu Dhabi eyes £10bn injection into RBS * TCI initiates legal action against India * Foxconn counts on Apple’s future...

  17. March 27, 2012

    Hon Hai/Sharp: stake has a point

    Why would Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn, make its biggest bet in Japan ever by buying a 10 per cent stake in flagging...

  18. beyondbrics

    February 20, 2012

    Hon Hai pay rise could hurt investors

    embed1 Hon Hai has announced it is raising the base salary of its 1m-plus workers by between 16 to 25 per cent, the first...

  19. beyondbrics

    January 20, 2012

    Terry Gou: Managing "1m animals" [updated with Foxconn statement]

    Hon Hai’s Terry Gou has had a lot on his plate lately, between fresh labour problems, having his operations detailed for the...

  20. beyondbrics

    January 15, 2012

    Taiwan: Ma win should boost market

    China and the US have welcomed Beijing-friendly Ma Ying-jeou’s re-election on Saturday as president of Taiwan. So should...

  21. beyondbrics

    January 10, 2012

    Hon Hai bracing for recession

    Taiwan’s exports have been slowing for months but with the US economy showing signs of recovery recently and...

  22. January 10, 2012

    Business backs Ma in Taiwan elections

    The Taiwanese people head to the polls on Saturday to elect a president, but business leaders have already made clear their...

  23. beyondbrics

    December 15, 2011

    Terry Gou weighs in on Taiwan polls

    Hon Hai’s Terry Gou is not a person who does things in half measures. Part of what made Foxconn the dominant force in...

  24. beyondbrics

    October 14, 2011

    Brazil-Foxconn: singing the same iTune

    Taiwan’s Foxconn to start producing iPads in Brazil in December. That doesn’t sound new? That’s because it isn’t. Yet on...

  25. August 30, 2011

    Hon Hai / Foxconn: wage slaves

    Executives at Foxconn International Holdings, the contract handset manufacturer, like to talk about keeping pace with...

  26. beyondbrics

    August 6, 2011

    The weekender

    This week on beyondbrics: -  India’s cricketers may have an appointment with the tax man when they return home - Tesco makes...

  27. August 5, 2011

    The Asian tycoon with a one million robot vision

    Terry Gou clearly enjoyed himself last week, when joining a crowd of break-dancing young workers who man the factory lines...

  28. FT Alphaville

    August 1, 2011

    Foxconn looks to a robotic future

    Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer by revenue, plans to have as many robots as workers in its...

  29. August 1, 2011

    Foxconn looks to a robotic future

    Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer by revenue, plans to have as many robots as workers in its...

  30. beyondbrics

    June 8, 2011

    A word from Foxconn's Gou

    By Jane Rickards in Taiwan How could Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn’s parent company), the main manufacturer...

  31. FT Alphaville

    March 3, 2011

    Foxconn to move China jobs inland

    Foxconn Technology will transform its south China manufacturing hub into an engineering base and move 200,000 jobs to...

  32. March 3, 2011

    Foxconn to move China jobs inland

    Foxconn Technology will transform its south China manufacturing hub into an engineering base and move 200,000 jobs to...

  33. November 18, 2010

    Hon Hai cements Silicon Valley alliance

    Hon Hai on Thursday cemented an alliance with three major Silicon Valley venture capital companies in a move that reflects...

  34. FT Alphaville

    September 6, 2010

    Foxconn warns on long-term profit

    Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturer of Apple’s iPhone and iPad products, has cut its target for long-term growth by 50 per...

  35. September 5, 2010

    Foxconn growth to fall by half

    Foxconn has adjusted the way it manages its factories after a series of worker suicides in China this year Foxconn...

  36. June 10, 2010

    Tables start to turn on employers as factory floor dynamic changes

    Employers used to dictating terms to their Chinese workforce are learning to beg, plead and cajole. But a softer tone is...

  37. June 9, 2010

    Tables turn on Chinese employers

    Employers used to dictating terms to their Chinese workforce are learning to beg, plead and cajole. But a softer tone is...

  38. June 9, 2010

    Foxconn reviews factory town system after employee suicides

    The manufacturing model that has made China the workshop of the world has been called into question after its biggest...

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