Term: global marketplace
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The Tides of Change: Returning Jobs to American Shores

9/26/2014

For the last several decades, American firms have been relocating their plants to China and other developing nations where, until recently, they enjoyed cheap and plentiful labor. However, the U.S. manufacturing sector has been making a comeback in recent times, adding nearly one-half million jobs since 2010. Much of this growth can be attributed to a trend known as “onshoring,” or the relocation of jobs back to the U.S. from overseas...

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Global Middle Classes Demand Paperboard

9/17/2014

Since the turn of the century, the rapidly developing BRIC nations of Brazil, Russia, India, and China have taken on larger roles in the global marketplace. As these countries have grown, so too have their middle classes. And with newfound disposable income, consumers in the BRIC nations are eager to spend.

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