G.M. to Shut Plant for Lack of Parts From Japan – NYTimes.com

G.M. to Shut Plant for Lack of Parts From Japan – NYTimes.com.

Granting that this is rather far off-topic, and not making any light of the awful situation in Japan, the ripple effect of events in global trade is fascinating. It’s not hard for me to imagine this having to do with a food product, rather than cars, and what concerns that would bring. The effect on Japan’s imports of wheat from our state could be huge as well. We all seem to share one big backyard these days.

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