Etel Solingen

The business community in Mexico is currently waiting with nervous anticipation for the U.S.'s next move on the tariff wall front. Because while the U.S. is trying to curb the amount of Chinese-produced goods through tariffs, Chinese companies have seen a loophole. They establish themselves in Mexico. “By investing and producing in Mexico, China has established a bridgehead into the United States. So China is doing exactly what they did before, just without the tariffs," says Etel Solingen, who as a professor at the University of California, Irvine researches the impact of geopolitics on supply chains.

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