Moving up the job chain?

bq. “When auto-manufacturing jobs went to Mexico, we said we’d push the bar up and create better jobs,” said William Daley, who guided the North American Free Trade Agreement through Congress for former President Clinton and is president of SBC Communications Inc., a San Antonio, Texas, telecommunications operator. “Can you keep going up the job chain?” Zhu Min, general manager of the state-owned Bank of China, suggested that the U.S. does need “to reposition itself. Manufacturing is gone; services are going. Research and development is still there. [The U.S.] needs to move up the [development] chain.” (From The Wall Street Journal)

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