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    • curmudgeon
    • 03.10.11 | 10:04 (IST)

    Foreign competition sounds great till you realize that it would destroy local dairy farming and with it lots of jobs. Look at the ruins of what once was the Israeli textile industry, and what outsourcing has done to towns like Kiryat Gat and Dimona. And who's to say that Tnuva and Strauss wouldn't the control of imports (they have the distribution systems, don't they?) and continue gouging the consumer. Competition is good, but regulation is also needed -- maybe through a monitoring and taxation system for excessive profits....

    from the article: As dairy giant stumbles, Israel's social protest scores a key victory
    First published 00:50 03.10.11 | Last updated 00:50 03.10.11
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