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Foreign-trade zones generate manufacturing jobs

A foreign-trade zone is considered to be outside of the country’s borders for the purposes of importing and exporting. As described on the Port of New Hampshire’s Web site, “Foreign-Trade Zones are areas, designated by the U.S. Department of Commerce

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Your Shore or Mine?

Several years ago, it was almost fashionable to outsource to low-wage areas of the world to reduce costs. Business leaders developed the mind-set of “off shoring is always cheaper:’ and they scarcely looked beyond unit cost plus transportation.

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Geopolitical Uncertainty Makes U.S. Sources More Attractive

When a company needs parts and materials, a purchasing or sourcing function will find an appropriate source, negotiate cost and terms, and administer the transactions to complete the procurement. In recent years, a lot of that purchasing activity has gone

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