TPP includes the use of a builddown
method that is unavailable under NAFTA.
That is reflected in the American defense builddown
proposed in Obama's new budget.
The post-Iraq and Afghanistan builddown
is not going to push defense industry off a elifi; he said.
Figure 3 provides an example of regional value content calculations using the builddown
method, which is one of the two methods reportedly preferred by automakers based on the adjusted value of an automobile.
Yet as a result of budgetary reductions there are fewer arms controllers, fewer officials committed to the nuclear builddown
, fewer people able to undertake high quality international analysis.