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Effect of FDI in the Logistics Industry on Industrial Structure

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  • Yang Wang

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The effect of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the logistics industry on industrial structure is mainly in two areas: it can optimize the industrial structure and enhance industrial concentration. FDI in logistics industry plays an active role in the modernization of traditional industries. This paper sets up a model to test the industrial concentration hypothesis, using the example of Liaoning province. However, the province's industrial structure still has many problems, such as a large proportion of secondary industry, and slow and internally imbalanced development of tertiary industry. The paper argues that the recent increase in high-quality FDI in its logistics industry can improve China's industrial structure.

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  • Yang Wang, 2011. "Effect of FDI in the Logistics Industry on Industrial Structure," Transnational Corporations Review, Ottawa United Learning Academy, vol. 3(1), pages 87-95, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:oul:tncr09:v:3:y:2011:i:1:p:87-95
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