Those old jobs in productive manufacturing companies which exported from the developed countries to half the world are never coming back. You can’t suddenly use protectionism to reverse such a huge change which has taken place throughout the world.
world trade outlook
The recent G 20 Summit saw widespread concern over the backlash against free trade. The crude populism gaining momentum in many developed countries has raised the banner against globalisation, depicted as the main culprit for all woes. Those losing their jobs or facing tougher labour conditions openly blame imports and open market access for their misfortune.