A big deal is made over the amount of goods we import from China, how we “outsource” to China, and how bad that is for the American economy. And it is true that imports reduce GDP. But the flipside is true as well – exports add to GDP and are good for a country’s economy. And here’s the rest of the story on China: as they become more prosperous, they have an increased demand for goods, including American-made goods.

Instead of worrying so much about all the outsourcing to China, we should focus on making more things we can sell to them! Think about it.