China is recently seen to go on the offensive on product safety. China Daily pays attention to a book that shows the difficulty of actually boycotting all things “made in China.”
In spite of growing US protests about imports from China, many Americans may find it hard to manage without the range of products that dominate or in some cases monopolize the marketplace, according to an AFP report.
Economists and consumers say that Chinese-made products have become so ubiquitous it may be next to impossible to wean Americans off low-cost imports.
Sara Bongiorni, a journalist and author of “A Year Without ‘Made in China,'” which tells of a yearlong effort by her family in 2005 to avoid buying any Chinese-made products, said the experiment showed how intertwined the two big economies are. [Full Text]