In 2015 the number of vehicles in Dubai had doubled over the past eight years, leaving the Gulf emirate with more cars per person than New York or London. If that trend continues, the number of vehicles registered could reach 2.2 million by 2020.
“Toyota Motor said will build a new plant in Baja, Mexico, to build Corolla cars for U.S.,” Trump tweeted. “NO WAY! Build plant in U.S. or pay big border tax.”
Apple appears to be aiming for lower import and manufacturing duties from India in an effort to make the 30% of goods required by the country to sell within its borders.
The Moon could provide an important way station for the journey to Mars. If the United States wants to resume its historic role as the leader in lunar exploration, it’ll need a major shift in priorities.
For Google, local production would stoke a sales push in Africa, one of the few regions where it isn’t the outright browser leader.
Affordable electricity and cheap labor--with monthly salaries as low as $60--make producers such as Kenya and Ethiopia attractive to investors.