Is Global Sourcing Losing Its Luster?

Olsztynski, Jim
May 2008
Supply House Times;May2008, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p71
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's comments on diminishing attraction of developing countries as outsourcing destinations. According to the author, labor bargains of Asia will lose more luster with the shrinking U.S. dollar factor. He says that production costs are increasing in all parts of the world due to global inflationary pressures but will not rise as fast in the U.S. as in Asian countries, which have the labor cost differential their main selling point for outsourcing.


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