Structural costs handicap US in global market: study
Oct 18, 2011 | 11:22 AM
| Catherine Ngai
NEW YORK The excessive burden of structural costs in the United States keeps domestic manufacturers at a disadvantage to their global competitors, according to a new report by two Washington advocacy groups, the Manufacturing Institute and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI).
The report, which compares the structural costs of the United States to those of its nine largest trading partnersCanada, Mexico, Japan, China, Germany, Britain, South Korea, Taiwan and Franceshows that U.S. manufacturers pay 20 percent more in structural costs than manufacturers in those countries, up from 17.6 percent in 2008.....
To access AMM's full content, please log in below. If you do not have an AMM account, we invite you to take a free trial or subscribe below.
Already a registered amm.com user?
Access to amm.com editorial content is granted only to paid subscribers and trialists. If you do not have an active account in your own name, please either subscribe or take a trial and you will have instant access to amm.com content. Sharing your login credentials with individuals who are not subscribers represents a violation of AMM copyright.
Every morning, every minute no matter how often you follow the markets, there's an AMM subscription to fit your needs.
Not sure if you are ready to invest in a subscription right now? Take a free, no-obligation trial. Start your free trial today.