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Industrial development in buyer-driven networks: the garment industry in Vietnam and Sri Lanka

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  • Hege M. Knutsen
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    The garment industry in Vietnam has been included in global buyer-driven networks since the 1990 s. Industrial upgrading takes place, but the changes are generally small and incremental. Profit margins tend to decline and backward linkages in the home country are few. The garment industry in Sri Lanka was included in buyer-driven networks already in the 1980 s and shares this experience. The objective is to explain what processes and mechanisms that lead to this outcome and discuss in what respects it is a result of contingencies and in what respects impediments to industrial development are inherent to buyer-driven networks. Copyright 2004, Oxford University Press.

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    Article provided by Oxford University Press in its journal Journal of Economic Geography.

    Volume (Year): 4 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 5 (November)
    Pages: 545-564

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    Handle: RePEc:oup:jecgeo:v:4:y:2004:i:5:p:545-564

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    1. Wignaraja, Ganeshan, 2008. "Foreign ownership, technological capabilities and clothing exports in Sri Lanka," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 19(1), pages 29-39, February.
    2. Wignaraja, Ganeshan, 2006. "Foreign Ownership, Technological Capabilities and Exports: Evidence from 205 Clothing Firms in Sri Lanka," MERIT Working Papers 032, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).

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