posted on Jun, 12 2012 @ 11:36 AM
Okay, I was listening to NPR this morning and I heard about a really interesting program that Argentina has set up. Basically it makes it illegal for
companies to import more items into Argentina than they export. So, companies like GM who important tons of car parts, etc. are forced to set up
export companies to export Argentinian goods in equal value. These export companies don't have to be within that companies sphere either, so GM for
example has set up many export companies that distribute Argentinian wine, cheese, etc.
Now obviously companies like GM don't really like this but for the country it seems great. Companies are forced to either buy nationally made goods,
export the countries products or not do business there.
I want ATS's opinion on how this system could work in America? I think it would be amazing if multinational corporations or chinese firms had to
export American goods. I am a free market guy and this seems like a healthy medium between America's current idiotic trade policies and outright