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      Why US small business cannot compete with China - hint - it is the postal service...

      Eugen G Tarnow  October 23 2017 12:00:33 PM
      By Eugen Tarnow, Ph.D.
      Avalon Business Systems, Inc.
      http://AvalonAnalytics.com


      Why is that that you can buy Chinese stuff so cheaply on eBay and it arrives with no additional shipping charge?  Because it is a lot cheaper to mail something from China to the US than vice versa:

      Image:Why US small business cannot compete with China - hint - it is the postal service...
      Source: skubana.com

      The delivery fee that US charges China is $2 per pound by international agreement.  This is similar as for other countries.  However, this system was based on the mutual package delivery being roughly the same both ways.

      But, it is not.
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