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Economic Growth in Southeast Asia

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Murata, Takuya. iPhone Keyboard Unblurred. Digital image. Wikipedia. N.p., 9 June 2008. Web. 5 Dec. 2015.

Look at the image above of an iPhone. Although these are designed in the U.S.A., they are assembled in China.

Which of the following explains the shift of manufacturing industry from developed countries to newly industrialized countries in Southeast Asia?

A

Cheap labor.

B

Government subsidies.

C

Natural harbors.

D

Growing regional markets for manufactured goods.

E

All of the above.