Multinationals, Technology and Localization in Automotive Firms in Asia

Multinationals, Technology and Localization in Automotive Firms in Asia

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East Asia has led rapid economic growth in the last few decades with India joining them over the last five years. Automotive parts manufacturers have been an important component of domestic production in all these economies. Experts with several years of multi-disciplinary research experience on the field examine the actual and potential technological and localization implications of MNC operations in East Asia and India. The rich collection of country experiences are both original and incisive. This volume includes: Case studies from China, Japan, India, Thailand and Malaysia A study of the role of multinationals in Asian technology building An examination of the growing Chinese automobile sector Featuring leading academics from across Asia, this title is essential reading for those studying industrial growth in the continent's major economies.Thus, Ford, which returned to the Philippines in 1997, is now using the country as a production platform to export Ford Focus, ... The only problem is that overall, the Philippines, with one of the lowest car sales in the region, can neither be a car ... the Philippines is a major producer and even a production hub for select car parts such as wire harness and transmission. ... According to former DTI Secretary Cesar Purisima (2004), the Philippines accounts for not less than 20 per cent of theanbsp;...

Title:Multinationals, Technology and Localization in Automotive Firms in Asia
Author:Rajah Rasiah, Yuri Sadoi, Rogier Busser
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-10-18


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