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