Danish researchers: Not worth outsourcing to China

Danish companies are going about their business wrongly when they outsource their production to cheap and low-wage markets like the ones found in China and India.Traffic Sign "Outsourcing"

There are bigger gains to be made by outsourcing to higher-wage nations like Germany, Sweden and the UK, Danish research has found.

“My research shows that companies generally improve by outsourcing,” Roger Bandick, a lecturer at the Institute of Economics at Aarhus University, told Videskab.dk. “But if you look at which countries are being outsourced to, companies don’t see that positive effect if they outsource to low and middle-wage nations outside the OECD.”

Read more: Copenhagen Post

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