Report Claims Competition from China Costs Tons of NE Ohio Jobs

Crain’s Cleveland Business

The surge in manufacturing work over the last decade in China cost Northeast Ohio 19,300 jobs from 2001 to 2008, according to a new study by a union-sponsored think tank.

The Economic Policy Institute report, "Unfair China Trade Costs Local Jobs," says manipulation of China's currency that has kept the yuan's value artificially low cost the four congressional districts of Northeast Ohio 1.73% of their total employment from 2001 to 2008.

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