TITLE

Nearshoring's Not Necessarily 'Hereshoring,' But 'Mexicoming.'

AUTHOR(S)
Triplett, Tim
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Nov2011, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the implication of nearshoring or the relocation of manufacturing to countries closer to the end consumers to the economy in the U.S. It mentions that three factors that drives the process include the rising costs of production in China, of transportation and improved efficiency in the state and Europe. It states that a new study from the Boston Consulting Group Inc. (BCG) estimates that three million jobs could return to the U.S. because of nearshoring.
ACCESSION #
67721410

 

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