China and Weapons of Mass Production by Peter Navarro
The "China Price" Is the "Cheating Price" (FT Press Delivers Elements)

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This Element is an excerpt from The Coming China Wars: Where They Will Be Fought and How They Can Be Won (ISBN: 9780132359825) by Peter Navarro. Available in print and digital formats.

 

The horrific truth behind the “China Price”: dangerous, oppressive working conditions, and outright slave labor.

 

If China is winning on the basis of a cheap, well-disciplined labor force and superior manufacturing methods, that’s one set of facts. In fact, however, much of the “China Price” advantage is the result of slave-labor conditions coupled with a potent array of unfair trade practices that violate virtually every tenet and norm of international trade....

 

About Peter Navarro

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Peter Navarro, business professor at the University of California-Irvine, is author of the path-breaking management book The Well-Timed Strategy and the bestselling investment book If It's Raining in Brazil, Buy Starbucks. He specializes in sophisticated but easily accessible macroeconomic analysis of the business environment and financial markets for investors and corporate executives. Navarro’s articles have appeared in BusinessWeek, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, and many other publications. Professor Navarro has appeared frequently on Bloomberg TV and radio; on CNN, CNBC, and NPR; and on all three major network news shows.
 
Published November 13, 2009 by FT Press. 14 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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