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Transfert de technologie et développement de la téléphonie mobile en Chine: Le cas de Huawei TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND MOBILE PHONE DEVELOPMENT IN CHINA: THE CASE OF HUAWEI

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  • Shaolong WANG


    (Laboratoire de Recherche sur l'Industrie et l'Innovation. ULCO)

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    La Chine est actuellement le plus grand marché de smartphones dans le monde, même plus grand que les Etats-Unis. Cela fait beaucoup de vendeurs qui luttent pour accroître leur part de marché dans le pays. Par ailleurs, de plus en plus d’entreprises chinoises investissent dans la R&D de la téléphonie mobile, notamment à la production de smartphones afin de s’introduire sur ce marché. Ce document cherche à montrer l’importance du transfert de technologies et le développement de la téléphonie mobile en Chine prenant le cas du groupe Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. Dans la première partie, il présente l’importance du marché chinois de la téléphonie mobile et les producteurs de téléphones mobiles en Chine. La deuxième partie présente le développement de la production des téléphones mobiles et la place de Huawei en Chine. La dernière partie explique l’importance et les limites d’une stratégie de croissance fondée sur les transferts de technologie. China is nowadays the biggest smart phone market in the world, even before the US. The sellers’ competition is intensifying as they try to increase their market share in China. Moreover, an increasing number of Chinese firms decide to invest in R&D to develop new models in particular new smart phones in order to gain their place in the Chinese market. This paper attempts to show the technology transfer and the development of mobile phone in China through the case of Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.. In the first part, it presents the size of the Chinese mobile phone market and the producers in China. The second part analyses the development of the mobile phone manufacturing sector and the position of Huawei in China. The last part explains the importance and the limits of a growth strategy based on technology transfer.

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    Paper provided by Laboratoire de Recherche sur l'Industrie et l'Innovation. ULCO / Research Unit on Industry and Innovation in its series Working Papers with number 264.

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    Length: 16 pages
    Date of creation: Feb 2013
    Publication status: Published in Cahiers du Lab.RII, Février 2013
    Handle: RePEc:rii:riidoc:264
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