Several solutions have been suggested to end the uproar over the lack of infant formula. These include the scrapping of multi-entry permits, restricting the export or sale of milk powder, setting up a shopping area at the border and passing a competition law.
All of these have pros and cons, but we must remember that even if this crisis is resolved, there will be more to come.
As China and other developing countries progress, the demand for goods will surge. And developed and developing countries/regions will have to compete for different products.