China is able to produce those only because they don’t give a damn about the environment and their people and waste the country. If China applied the same protections that developed countries apply to the extraction of those minerals, they would be as expensive as extraction in our part of the world is. A border adjustment tax would solve this. Calculate the advantage China has because of its ruthlessness and put it on top as a tax. Makes US producers competitive again.
Despite repeated nefarious actions that violate both American and international norms of behavior, American supply chains are reliant upon China for critical goods and materials important to U.S. nati