U.S. and China: The End of Outsourcing?

Making it in America is looking more appealing to some firms.

After years of outsourcing and setting up factories in China, American companies have begun to reconsider the value of moving production abroad. It could be the start of a trend.

For most of the past five years, Americans’ No. 1 complaint about China has been the movement of U.S. jobs to that country. Lured by low wages, many U.S. firms have been outsourcing production to Chinese factories. Some have set up plants there to get a foothold in the Chinese market.

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Art Pine
Contributing Editor, The Kiplinger Letter