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Asia' s international production networks: Will India be the next assembly centre?

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  • Rahul Sen

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  • Sadhana Srivastava

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This paper analyses the current state of participation of India in the international production networks(IPNs) of manufacturing industries in Asia, and identifies the constraints and challenges for India's deeper participation in the near future.

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  • Rahul Sen & Sadhana Srivastava, 2012. "Asia' s international production networks: Will India be the next assembly centre?," Working Papers 11812, Asia-Pacific Research and Training Network on Trade (ARTNeT), an initiative of UNESCAP and IDRC, Canada..
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    1. Athukorala, Prema-chandra, 2014. "How India Fits into Global Production Sharing: Experience, Prospects, and Policy Options," India Policy Forum, National Council of Applied Economic Research, vol. 10(1), pages 57-116.
    2. Sadhana Srivastava & Rahul Sen, 2015. "Production fragmentation in trade of manufactured goods in India: prospects and challenges," Asia-Pacific Development Journal, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), vol. 22(1), pages 33-66, June.

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    Keywords

    India; international production networks; intra-industry trade; Asia; PTA;

    JEL classification:

    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business

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