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Romania's 'Nokia city' hopes dashed

Three years ago the mobile telephone giant Nokia moved its assembly plant from Bochum in Germany to Cluj in Romania.

The hope was that the 2,300 jobs created would soon be added to by a host of other, auxiliary industries.

But then as part of global cutbacks and restructuring by the Finnish mobile phone maker, the factory was axed and production will now go to China.

Nick Thorpe visited Cluj, to explore life after Nokia.

  • 22 Dec 2011
  • From the section Europe
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