IIRC, that style is still in use in some parts of the world. I do not ever remember seeing "China" on one of those, and I have handled hundreds of them. But carbed engines are still sold outside the US, and I would guess China is the place to make those in the last 20 years.
Old production equipment is rarely scrapped, just sold to foreign countries. A company in Israel makes a kicking looking YJ, using old tooling, I am sure.
Carter BBD feeding 4.2 Nuttered 6 banger = 22 MPG Hwy
If it was easy, everyone would be doing it.