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La industria automotora, desarrollos en China e implicaciones para Latinoamérica
[The car industry, developments in China and implications for Latin America]


  • Marco, Kamiya
  • Cesar, Ramirez


Due to its dimensions and global scope the car industry is in the center of investment promotion policies, insertion strategies for productive chains, and transfer of technology. This industry currently combines three important elements, (i) it is the leader in productive globalization (electronic commerce, subcontracting, and commercialization), (ii) the production of vehicles in China and in East Asia is adding dynamism to the market and provoking strategy changes, and (iii) the division between original producers and suppliers is consolidating the number of main producers but multiplying the number of subcontractors. These new tendencies that include productive globalization, China and the new production chains require the formulation of a production strategy on behalf of the private companies and an adequate promotion on behalf of the governments.

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  • Marco, Kamiya & Cesar, Ramirez, 2004. "La industria automotora, desarrollos en China e implicaciones para Latinoamérica
    [The car industry, developments in China and implications for Latin America]
    ," MPRA Paper 14207, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Sep 2004.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:14207

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    1. Shahid Yusuf & M. Anjum Altaf & Kaoru Nabeshima, 2004. "Global Production Networking and Technological Change in East Asia," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 14918.
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    China; Latin America; Car Industry; Production Networks; Globalization;

    JEL classification:

    • F2 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business
    • L52 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - Industrial Policy; Sectoral Planning Methods
    • L1 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance


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