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on Fri, 07 Feb 2014 20:46:55 IST
Take Back Manufacturing -- SME Discussions 1) Youth underemployment a. 1 million students not ab... Show more
Take Back Manufacturing -- SME Discussions
1) Youth underemployment
a. 1 million students not able to contribute to our society. Identifying this issue may lead to a discussion that can assist our government and industry at taking action.
2) Decline in manufacturing
a. A decline in manufacturing also lead to a decline in the service industry. For every manufacturing job, 3 service jobs are created.
3) Building a future for our children
a. Products are no longer manufactured in Canada, reshoring will help create more jobs for the future.
4) Emerging markets
a. Is there a value in investing in emerging markets or should we focus on reshoring?
5) Environmental waste/pollution
a. Each shipping container producers the same amount of pollutants as 50 million cars. International water ship emissions are the least regulated parts of the global transportation system.
6) Shipping costs
a. Fluctuation in oil prices combined with additional shipping; exporting raw materials to a country, then im Show less