The development of the motor vechicle industry in Argentina is an important example of how national and international forces interact within a specific industry, at a particular locale, and within a state system. This comprehensive volume is a detailed examination of the dynamics of this industry against the background of development and underdevelopment in Argentina, changes in world industry, and the changing relation of Argentina to the world economy. Using a multidisciplinary approach, the author explores the internal economic evolution and geography of the industry through various phases, such as importing, assembling, and manufacturing, and analyzes the processes of change in organizational structure, production, and trade.while Ford lost U.S. $1.5 billion worldwide, 39 it declared profits after taxes in Argentina of U.S. $291 million in ... operating efficiency, Ford tended to specialize its Argentine operations in the supply of commercial vehicle parts and components. ... the company exported to Brazil 12, 500 commercial vehicle rear axles, 5, 225 pumps, and 1, 000 manual transmissions. ... Within Latin America, and primarily to Uruguay, Ford Argentina exported CKD kits of commercial vehicles (F-250) andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Absentee Entrepreneurship and the Dynamics of the Motor Vehicle Industry in Argentina|
|Author||:||Maria Beatriz Nofal|
|Publisher||:||Praeger Publishers - 1989-01-01|