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Companies and Countries: Diverging Interests? (2)

 

Seagate also supports a substantial supplier base in the United States of companies producing high value components for disk drives. The issue of employment is very sensitive to national governments. Employment in the U.S. computer hardware industry has declined steadily since the mid-1980s, while employment in U.S. overseas affiliates has grown rapidly.

Companies and Countries: Diverging Interests?

 

While American companies retained their leadership in the computer industry, the United States was losing both production share and employment in the computer industry to Asia. Hardware production in the United States declined as a share of global production between 1985 and 1990 by 22%.

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