May 2018 Newsletter News Supplement
Many factors influence the progress of reshoring. Below is a selection of articles on some current influential trends.
- Germans fear huge loss of jobs from U.S. tax reform - This study looks at the ramifications of U.S. tax changes on reciprocal new investment and FDI.
- Currency Fluctuations Cause Consternation for Importers - Currency fluctuations are one reason to avoid offshoring. Creating local supply chains allows for more predictable margins and profitability.
- Understanding the Decline of U.S. Manufacturing Employment - Trade and globalization have played a significant role in the trajectory of U.S. manufacturing. This article reviews the policies and shifts that contributed to the historic decline in manufacturing employment, helping us avoid making the same mistakes again.
- Small Businesses Struggle with Import Overhead - Close to half of companies with imports are not using time-efficient and cost-effective technology to help them manage their increased demands for shipping. Key findings from an extensive survey show the data.