The China Price

The China Price

The True Cost of Chinese Competitive Advantage

Book - 2008
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An exposé of the human and environmental costs being exacted by China's factory economy reveals the role of corruption in the country's competition against western business, in an account that also describes growing grassroots activism for better regulation.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2008
ISBN: 9781594201578
Branch Call Number: 337.51 HAR
Characteristics: 336 p. : maps ; 24 cm


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Mostafa A A Ali
Jun 16, 2015

What a stunning book.

The china price shows how Workers are literally crushed in sweatshops to provide us with the cheap products. In a country where sending your child to elementary school costs a fortune, parents have to leave their children behind to work 14 hours 7 days to earn as little as $150 per month.

This book accentuate the necessity to change the existing trading system before it is too late.

Apr 24, 2011

Excellent commentary about sourcing consumer goods from China and the low profit margins resulting in environmental and human rights abuses. It's not Wal-Mart, it's our shopping demand for


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