ANN ARBOR – Some Western automotive suppliers may see China as the land of easy money, but Stoneridge Inc. Vice President Steven Syzdek begs to differ. Syzdek, also general manager of electrical-electronics supplier Stoneridge’s Asia/Pacific unit, says there are many pitfalls to doing business in the country, including rising wages, unionization, employee turnover and slow customer payments. Inadequately built facilities also are a problem. “There’s still significant opportunities but ...

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