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Outsourcing tide is not likely to turn
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
It is true that some companies that send production overseas later bring it back. But what matters is the flow of activity overall, and here there is little to suggest that the move to Asia has slowed. Quite the opposite, in fact: a study this month from the US Business and Industry Council, a trade body, showed record manufacturing imports into the US in 2011, suggesting more reliance on overseas production, not less.


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