One of the most routine answers about why we can’t solve problems in VFX industry usually goes like this:
China will use the most incomparable and advantageous labor force: the Chinese worker, who will be paid 5 cents, while our workers get five dollars or more. Our products will be evicted from the Chinese market; and then China will sell us its own products.
Sound scary? I bet. Would you believe that exact quote came from 1899?
People in western countries have always scared people into thinking jobs and industries will be taken away by someone in Asia. It’s called Yellow Peril and I’ve pointed that out a few times before here and here.