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Supply Alliance Forming in Asia-Pacific to Counter China

Employees move a truck with a crane at the Daimler India Commercial Vehicles plant in Chennai, India.

Employees move a truck with a crane at the Daimler India Commercial Vehicles plant in Chennai, India.

Photographer: Dhiraj Singh

India, already seeing some success luring supply-chain investments away from China, may team up with Japan and Australia to counter Chinese dominance as trade and geopolitical tensions escalate across the region.

The three export powerhouses are discussing a supply resilience initiative, Bloomberg News reported last week. The talks are now at a working level, but Japan would like to elevate them.