By Paul Pannone
Stories and discussion involving off-shore manufacturing and the prospect of American manufacturing returning to the United States have continued to be top newZ in 2014. Ongoing polls show American consumers want Made In America products and are willing to pay a bit more for them. But Business owners, especially big ones who move the meter, continue to bury their head in the sand because of the investment made in over a decade of shifting production off-shore to stay competitive in pricing.
The languishing economic slowdown now in its sixth year has slowed orders and drove some Chinese businesses to sell direct to American consumers via pirate websites. American sources have made progress in defending against the attack using the legal system to block the transport and transfer of funds, forcing foreign companies to hire Americans to represent them in the United States. eWedNewz watches as deep pocket foreign countries retain their services to help legitimize the sale of off-shore manufactured goods in America.
Meanwhile American companies touting Made in America products face the daunting task of convincing American consumers to buy American products at a higher price, supporting their country and workers.
“The problem is it’s become difficult, if not impossible to find needed products made in America,” say average shoppers.
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