The third annual edition of Cushman & Wakefield’s global report – Where in the World? Manufacturing Index 2015 – addresses the “Winds of Change” in the manufacturing sector, assessing how political, economic, technological and environmental risks are managed during portfolio assessment and site selection. This report provides a barometer for manufacturers to assess their real estate strategies against an index, ranking the top 30 global manufacturing locations defined by output and the top 15 locations witnessing the most prominent growth.
- Asia Pacific’s attractiveness as a manufacturing destination roars on
- Malaysia retains first place in our main index
- Vietnam continues to grow as a manufacturing location
- A stronger outlook for the US and Europe as rising global labour costs add to the growing trend for re-shoring and on-shoring manufacturing facilities
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This report is part of Cushman & Wakefield’s global report series – Where in the World? – Ranking locations worldwide by assessing costs, risks and operating conditions across different sectors.
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