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Reborn in the USA

Changing times may bring new opportunities back home

Reborn in the USA: Changing times may bring new opportunities back home

For several decades, economic and political influences spurred China into a starring role as a low-cost manufacturing source and global supply chain leader. However, shifts over the past decade have reduced China’s advantage and created opportunities to bring manufacturing back to the United States. 

This report takes a look at the historical conditions that led to a rise in manufacturing in China, and the political and economic environment over the past 10-15 years that led to issues and questions surrounding China’s leadership. With the potential to move manufacturing back to the U.S., we consider what this might look like, the areas where opportunities exist, and expectations for long-term time horizons.

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