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[China’s rail ministry would face independent labor unions and democratically elected politicians, neither of which
it has to deal with at home. The United States also has labor and immigration laws stricter than those in China. In a
nearly two-hour interview at the rail ministry’s monolithic headquarters here, Mr . Zheng said repeatedly that any Chinese bid would
comply with all American laws and regulations.] Permutation: Normal means is cooperation – division with China already made
Bradsher, Hong Kong bureau chief of The New York Times, April 7, 2010
(Keith, New York Times, http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/08/business/global/08rail.html?pagewanted=all ; DKE)
[But while the ministry has brought costs down through enormous economies of scale, “buy American” pressures could make it hard
for China to export the necessary equipment to the United States. The railways ministry has concluded a framework
agreement to license its technology to G.E., which is a world leader in diesel lo...
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