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Over in the Breakfast thread we were discussing the possibility that Peugeot would move the plant to Slovakia, so the jobs are definitely not "going home" to France.

If the plant is profitable, it might be a question of opportunity cost. It might be more profitable elsewhere.

If Peugeot expects most of future sales to be in Eastern Europe, the "logistical costs" will be reduced by moving production, not to speak of lower labour costs.

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by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Apr 19th, 2006 at 10:33:59 AM EST
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