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Some manufacturers say 'adios' to China

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The cost of doing business in China has been rising steadily, say companies that have returned to Mexico.

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Allison Anthony's curator insight, March 27, 2013 7:07 AM

What goes around, comes almost back around.  At least these jobs are getting closer to possibly returning to the US.

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Chinese-Mexicans Celebrate Return To Mexico

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MEXICO CITY — Juan Chiu Trujillo was 5 years old when he left his native Mexico for a visit to his father's hometown in southern China. He was 35 when he returned.


Migratory patterns and globalization can lead to some intriguing cultural blends that would seem improbable 100 years ago. This story of shows vividly how ethnicity does NOT always correspond to culture.


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Cam E's curator insight, February 4, 12:17 PM

What a journey that must have been, to not return to your country for 30 years after going on vacation. Apart from the personal story in the article, the notion of ethnic groups that we practical never hear of is really interesting. While it makes sense that there were Chinese people in Mexico, it's just something which I never actively realized. There should be a  book of ethnic conflicts which never make the well-known history books, if there isn't one already.