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More on the “do-I-don’t-I-?” outsourcing debate. As the author points out, just because China is experiencing high inflation on a variety of levels, and just because Barak Obama has decreed manufacturing should move back to US, doesn’t mean the world is going to get any less global. However, there are certain structural reasons why it is always better for a company to retain manufacturing in-house, and here’s a checklist of the most important six.