China throws Obama a bone — May build solar factory in U.S.

But do the Chinese and Obama know that American factory workers won’t work for $4,000 per year?

Bloomberg reports:

China’s third- biggest maker of solar panels, may build a U.S. factory to increase its market share as President Barack Obama’s administration imposes tariffs on solar equipment imported from China.

Trina is evaluating strategies to increase U.S. sales and minimize the impact of the tariffs, Chief Executive Officer Gao Jifan said in an interview in Shanghai yesterday…

5 thoughts on “China throws Obama a bone — May build solar factory in U.S.”

  1. Let me see if I can guess what will happen. The US will loan the Company from China money that we borrowed from China, and when they go bankrupt, because they cannot compete against another company in China, we will have to borrow more money from China to pay off the bad loan made to a company from China.

  2. “But do the Chinese and Obama know that American factory workers won’t work for $4,000 per year?”

    They do, which is why the factory — if it gets built at all — will probably be staffed with Chinese (or Indians, or Mexicans, or you-name-it).

  3. The operative word is “build.” The word “operate” does not appear. Stand by for subsidies, tax holidays, loan guarantees, and photo ops.

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