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Why Have the Fine and Specialty Chemical Sectors Been Moving from Developed Countries?

10:05 AM MST | February 9, 2009 |

Blog by Girish Malhotra

  I am sure we all have been wondering about the shift. I have my own rationale, potential solution and would like to share. I believe there are opportunities to innovate and we can capitalize on them.     I speculate and believe the industry moved for combination of the following reasons.   1.       Environmental laws 2.       Health and Safety laws 3.       Significantly lower labor costs in the third world countries...

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Comments (1) for Why Have the Fine and Specialty Chemical Sectors Been Moving from Developed Countries?
A better article would be to ask API manufacturers in developed coutries why they still manufacture in high cost areas.
Posted by charles kwiatkowski on Wednesday, February 11, 2009 @ 01:30 PM

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