Toyota has had a manufacturing plant in Tijuana since 2002, and announced the new plant in April 2015. Trump warned that if he would hit the auto manufacturer with a big border tax if they carried through with plans to build the plant.
It was an ambitious and controversial trade pact that would have covered nearly 40 per cent of the global economy and solidified US leadership in the Asia-Pacific. But Donald Trump's victory has likely killed off the TPP.
First the level of automation increased dramtically and second labor in China is not as cheap as it once was. Manufacturing may be employing fewer people because of automation, but it is still churning out products and plenty of them.