By providing export subsidies the domestic firms will establish first mover

By providing export subsidies the domestic firms will

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technologies. By providing export subsidies, the domestic firms will establish first mover advantages in the world market. Government support can help domestic firms overcome the first- mover advantages enjoyed by foreign competitors and emerge as viable competitors in the world market. 4. As long as the manufacturing requirements have not changed significantly, looking at Malaysia or Hong Kong again for production would appear obvious. When the US government introduces a specific ad valorem tariff on Thai computer imports, it forces manufactures to get around these restraints by developing other strategies, including looking at other locations. Another approach would be to produce the computers in sections and then assemble them in the US, depending on the legislation. Or continue manufacturing in Thailand and assemble them in Malaysia or Hong King. Targeted trade barriers can often be easily circumvented and, and like most forms of government intervention, are usually ineffective. 5. The only clear winner from the antidumping duties imposed by the US on magnesium imports from China and Russia are the employees and investors of US Magnesium. Russian and Chinese
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