Amid rising trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies, the electronics hub of Shenzhen in southern China still serves as a beacon for international hardware startups as one of the easiest places to do business.

Florian Simmendinger, co-founder of Soundbrenner—a company that makes wearable metronomes targeted at musicians—has been in China for three years and said there’s almost nothing that could get him to move production to another country.

“It seems impossible to convince us to look somewhere else,” Simmendinger said. “The only possible reason could be cost, all other things being equal, but that place doesn’t exist.”

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