DEARBORN – Is Mexico or China a better investment when it comes to lower-cost auto production? That depends on the objective, industry experts say here at a recent conference on doing business in the two countries sponsored by MexicoNow magazine. When it comes to exporting, Mexico logistically holds the upper hand for North American-based auto makers and parts suppliers due to its proximity to the U.S. market, analysts say. But the scales tip in favor of China if lower labor costs is ...

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