Posts Tagged ‘Export’

Mattel Apologize to China… TO CHINA!

Saturday, September 22, 2007 0:17 3 Comments

It is funny how 6 weeks can make all the difference, and how villains today can be vindicated through time. Well, China… take your victory lap! Maybe I am going making too much of it, but the fact that the COO of Mattel recently apologized to senior leaders of China for the recent recalls (and […]

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Trade With China: 7 Myths and Facing Protectionism

Thursday, August 2, 2007 10:03 4 Comments

In doing some research on the currency bill (post coming soon), the actors behind the movement, and the underlying issues, I cam across tow documents that are must reads: Seven Myths about U.S. – China Trade and Investment authored by the U.S. China Business Council and Facing Protectionism Generated by Trade Disputes authored by Wing […]

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Why Lou Dobbs Scares Me More Than Chinese Toothpaste

Saturday, July 14, 2007 18:53 6 Comments

For the past several weeks, China has been the punching bag of international supply chain management. The underlying problems are very serious ones as a number of people and animals have become sick and even died as a result of using goods that have been manufactured in China. There are dozens of news reports in […]

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