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I agree wit Dennis about that on Global economy, countries must play based
on same regulations.

Here in Mexico, there are some companies doing structural calculations and
basic engineering to projects in developed countries. In order to sustain
a minimum cost, our beneffits are tied to satisfice companies goals.

Carlos Arce

Mexico. D.F

On Wed, 4 Nov 1998, Dennis S. Wish PE wrote:

> The idea of a Global economy is fine - if and only if every one were on the
> same economic level. The problem is that there are no ground rules that
> protect the more affluent economies and the "original home-based" businesses
> become International based organizations whose concern is to level the
> field - not raising the standard of living in the lower markets, but by
> lowering the standard in other regions. This can only cause economic
> disaster in countries with incomes based upon higher labor rates (including
> societies tied to unions) such as the US.
> It's not the idea of Global economies that is bad, it's the abuse that
> exists - something that we have seen through Nafta and GATT.
> Sure, we are more prosperous, but we forget that we work a lot harder to
> maintain the level - dual incomes or more, longer hours etc.
> I am cynical of unrestrained global trading when the media constantly
> tally's the job losses in this country and the abuses to human rights left
> unattended in other countries.  Without uniform cooperation throughout the
> global community, we are destine for recession.
> But that's my opinion.
> On the other hand:>)
> Regards
> Dennis