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Trade Gap Prompts U.S. Plants to Push Exports

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Trade Gap Prompts U.S. Plants to Push Exports

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Trade Gap Prompts U.S. Plants to Push Exports

Trade Gap Prompts U.S. Plants to Push Exports

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The U.S. trade imbalance with the rest of the world, especially China, is forcing American manufacturers to find ways to boost their exports in order to stay afloat. NPR's Adam Davidson visited two factories in Erie, Pa., that are focusing on niches that cheap labor in China cannot easily fill.

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