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The US strike back to China industrialization

By chdchan ·
China with most of the major-branded manufacturing plants, is not likely to lose competitiveness in the 10 years to come for being the world's factory centre. However, increasing wages, land prices, labour welfare overheads, more stringent anti-dumping acts and uprising ROW industrialization are worrying it much. Meanwhile, the US is on the other hand intending to regain certain extent of industry share from China amid employment and unfavourable trade deficit headaches. Are there any initial efforts made significant? Are they in vain or achieving somehow? Will loosening technological embargo to China in future have an impact? Should US corporations repatriate some of its manufacture stations overseas soon? Could they be lured with incentives and parallel legislation? How can product prices be maintained on par with Asian manufactures in the US where counterpart costs stay essentially higher? Are changing shipping costs to customers and taxation matter? How can interim solutions such as multi-national co-manufacturing (e.g. pre-/post-processing) take place? Can higher level of automation and better QC be run cost-effectively in the US for better pricing? Should US governmental aids and financing play a decisive role in making all this possible?

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by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to The US strike back to Chi ...

Are the companies concerned willing to spend the necessary funds to compete with China or will they chose the low cost initial option and willingly hand their trade secrets to others so that they loose any advantage that they previously had?


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