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Dear LMT: Why is everything made in China? Here are some possible reasons: 1. People in China work for very little money. 2. The Chinese work ethic is extremely strong. 3. The fundamental cost to manufacture products in the U.S. is much higher than China due to: health insurance for employees, business insurance, minimum wage requirements, taxes, and regulations from OSHA, EPA, FDA, NLRB and countless other government agencies. 4. U.S. trade barriers are much lower than Chinese trade barriers. 5. Chinese currency is artificially...See more