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Are the days of the Chinese ARF almost over?

Old 07-09-2010, 06:38 AM
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Good article



Companies brace for end of cheap made-in-China era
Costlier labor, currency are ending cheap made-in-China era; manufacturers struggle to adapt

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Compan...67795.html?x=0
Old 07-09-2010, 08:47 AM
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Default RE: Are the days of the Chinese ARF almost over?

Ronnie, if the cost of wages goes up by 1000%, wages would still be $2.50/hr. Still unbeatable.
Old 07-09-2010, 09:27 AM
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You can't give them away new in the box after you buy them. Just my thought.
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I think that to be a material manufactured in China, the price is not very low compared to other types of imports (consumer electronic equipment, etc...) at least in Europe. I think they are products manufactured in China with Western prices and this will no longer be hidden any longer, the people rebelled.

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Not an issue, even if the wages frigging double.

2 x $3/day = $6/day.
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ORIGINAL: drdoom

You can't give them away new in the box after you buy them. Just my thought.

Not true I am afraid
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You can't give them away new in the box after you buy them. Just my thought.

Not true I am afraid

it may not be true on the rare occasion but for the most part it is, i had two FEJ F-16's one with only a few flights the other was NIB and got less for both then the cost of one and i felt lucky to have got what i did out of it.
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You can't give them away new in the box after you buy them. Just my thought.

Not true I am afraid

it may not be true on the rare occasion but for the most part it is, i had two FEJ F-16's one with only a few flights the other was NIB and got less for both then the cost of one and i felt lucky to have got what i did out of it.
Thats Just cos they were second hand nowt to do with being Chinese

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Most of the Jets available to day are made in China
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Thats Just cos they were second hand nowt to do with being Chinese

Dennis
i tell ya what, you find two BVM jets, one with just a few flights, one NIB for less then the cost of one new, and i'll take two of em!!!!!!
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Default RE: Are the days of the Chinese ARF almost over?

Call me a conspiricy theorist but I think it's all part of 'the plan'.

From the article:

A series of strikes over the past two months have been a rude wakeup call for the many foreign companies that depend on China's low costs to compete overseas, from makers of Christmas trees to manufacturers of gadgets like the iPad.
A rude wakeup call for the'foreign companies' who's Ipads will cost more to manufacture but what about the 'Iplad' copy made around the corner, guess what ?, it's now even cheaper than the original, wow, gotta buy one of them.

The government, meanwhile, is pushing foreign companies to make investments in areas it believes will create greater wealth for China, like high technology.
Yep, teach us how to make & copy the REAL high tech stuff now. There's no more western can opener or christmas tree factories to send to the wall any more. Let's move on to everything else.

There's a chinese saying that goes along the lines of 'when we hang the capitalists it will be with the rope that they sold us'.

Don't worry about ARF jets, when the western government's 'level playing field' policies finally do level out & you too are earning third world country money the new thread will be 'who makes the best rubber band powered ARF.' - John.

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