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Purchasing items overseas pros and cons

With so much productive capacity and room for expansion in the United States, why would a company based in the United States choose to purchase items from a foreign firm? Discuss the pros and cons.

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The pros here are better quality and cheaper prices for both items and production of items and services. There are also relationships that can be made with companies overseas that would prove beneficial to both companies. However, at the ...