Comments on: America as an export nation? http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/07/30/america-as-an-export-nation/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: BrianHatano http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/07/30/america-as-an-export-nation/#comment-31254 Mon, 02 Aug 2010 06:50:36 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7656#comment-31254 Very interesting perspective. Definitely deserves valuable consideration, especially for politicians, educators, and business owners and strategists. As an exporter of services, I think this is more than just a potentially profitable move over the short-run. I think it’s a necessary long-term strategic move to make American business more globally competitive. It would force professionals and company systems to raise their level of performance.
It could also benefit American wealth by educating investors more in global economics.
It could benefit other nations by putting the resources and support of the wealthiest nation into growing economies.
Definitely a challenging shift, but perhaps one that needs to be made?

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By: doctorjay317 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/07/30/america-as-an-export-nation/#comment-31251 Mon, 02 Aug 2010 03:38:11 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7656#comment-31251 1) The Administration is dreaming and has absolutely no idea on how to boost exports. They are expecting other nations to abide by their wishes and make it easy for them. Good luck.

2)American corporate greed and inability of American industry to evolve in a changing global environment will continue to drag down exports.

The challenges are obvious, but the answers are not.

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By: nbywardslog http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/07/30/america-as-an-export-nation/#comment-31235 Sat, 31 Jul 2010 08:06:53 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7656#comment-31235 ‘In debates over how to boost the flagging recovery, promoting exports isn’t usually at top of the list. But it should be. Export growth can make this recovery job-filled rather than jobless.’

Sorry, but the article started the way it carried on: no added value. I’m afraid I agree with yr2009: academic drivel.
The first thing to get right is marketing and pricing.
http://nbyslog.blogspot.com/2010/07/us-e conomic-policy-is-as-muddled-as-its.html

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By: wildthang http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/07/30/america-as-an-export-nation/#comment-31230 Fri, 30 Jul 2010 23:53:20 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7656#comment-31230 We have been exporting our view of free trade and it has failed by showing itself to be immoral, heedless of it’s impact on others and focused solely on maximizing profits… Sending countries into bankruptcy and holding states hostage for blackmail like Enron… The gigantic profits while wages are negotiated down and people are part-timed and put out to contractor pasture to minimize expense. We need less importing and more local production and agriculture to lower oil and transportation costs. This century is when we face the task of learning to live within the means of our planet without the population growth ponzi scheme. If we can’t do it we will be the cause of our own extinction..

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By: yr2009 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/07/30/america-as-an-export-nation/#comment-31228 Fri, 30 Jul 2010 21:49:24 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7656#comment-31228 As a small business owner and occasional exporter, I can tell that US exports could grow substantially if and when:
1. Local wages go down
2. Local consumption decreases
3. The Dollar loses value
4. Small businesses regain access to credit for industrial equipment
5. Wages in China, India and other foreign markets increase substantially
6. Local consumption in those markets as well as in the EU increases

What I read in this article, as well as the administration’s ‘plan’ sounds to me like pseudo erudite, politically oriented claptrap.

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