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Chinese Consumers Willing to Pay More for American-Made Goods


A worker adjusts a price tag at a supermarket in Wuhan. (Photo: REUTERS/Stringer)

This is Black Friday and you know what that means, right? Millions of American shoppers have been swarming malls and big-box retailers to take advantage of special discounts. A lot of the stuff we're buying is, of course, made in China. But over in China, an increasing number of shoppers now prefer American-made goods.

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Host of The World, Aaron Schachter, spoke with Hal Sirkin, a senior partner in the Boston Consulting Group in Chicago. Sirkin co-authored a new study about global attitudes toward American-made products called "Made In America, Again."