We need more than just rhetoric

Johnson, Alan
November 2009
Manufacturers' Monthly;Nov2009, p4
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the inability of Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to take advantage of the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in improving the manufacturing sector of his country. He states that Ron Bloom, U.S. senior counsellor for manufacturing policy, believes in the sector being a key to a successful economy. The author adds that Chinese tyre imports in the U.S. have been imposed a 35% tariff by President Barack Obama.


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