The Main Source

Ryan, Thomas J.
November 2007
SGB;Nov2007, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p16
Trade Publication
The article discusses China's emergence as the world leader of the sporting goods industry. According to the author, the low-paid workforce, the large supply of raw materials, and the increase in production quality have contributed to China's economic success. With the rise in labor costs, income levels, and product monitoring, many companies are looking to find ways to reduce reliance on Chinese companies. The article also comments on China's human rights violations, pollution, and piracy.


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