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  •  Sounds easy, but not always so clean... (0+ / 0-)

    For example, what if a domestic exporter of complex products get some components from overseas.  American manufacturers exist, but are not competitive.

    Do you protect the American component makers or the American exporter of goods made largely, but not completely, with American labor?

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    by dinotrac on Thu Oct 07, 2010 at 08:42:19 AM PDT

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    •  Yes. Every time a part crosses a border, this (0+ / 0-)

      must be considered.

      In the long run, it will stimulate a domestic parts industry.

      Isn't a problem if the parts are coming from countries with similar labor markets and externalities regulations.

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      by Robobagpiper on Thu Oct 07, 2010 at 08:49:29 AM PDT

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