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  1. 'Buy China' policies would do far more harm than good

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... idea, protectionist policies from Beijing would do the mainland economy far more harm than good. At first glance, it might not look like it. External demand is crumbling. In December, mainland ... of foreign-made steel in government-funded infrastructure projects. Such stipulations do make some sense. After all, reasoned the members of Congress, the impact of stimulus spending would be diluted ...

  2. Laying hypocrisy on with a trowel over 'Buy China'

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... of foreign-made steel in government-funded infrastructure projects, a move Xinhua described at the time as 'poison'. Obviously, when it comes to government stimulus packages, protectionism ... to procure locally made goods, which supports employment at home. As a result, governments tend to do everything they can to ensure their stimulus cash gets spent domestically rather than on imports, ...



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