Why the US is not protecting its gold mining industry

The US Geological Survey said that more than 60% of gold mined in the United States is now being exported overseas, and many of these mines are located in China.According to the agency, the U.S. has exported about $100 billion worth of gold since 2009, but has lost nearly $200 billion worth to other countries."The vast majority of gold that we export to China is mined in North America," the USGS...