Electronics Industry in Taiwan: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Electronics Industry in Taiwan

1st Edition

By Chung-Shing Lee, Michael Pecht

CRC Press

176 pages

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Paperback: 9780849331701
pub: 1997-02-07
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Taiwan's electronics industry, especially the semiconductor and information products sectors, is characterized by rapid growth and high potential. This book investigates the past performance, current status, and future development of this industry, providing engineers with important data. Corporate business planners and electronics managers will find helpful information for decision making regarding joint ventures and alliances with Taiwanese manufacturers.

Table of Contents

General Information


Demographics and Language

Government Structure

Educational Policy

Labor Force

Economic Development

Historical Overview of Economic Development

Philosophy of Economic Policy

Current Economic Conditions

Public Spending and Financial System

Asian-Pacific Regional Operations

Science and Technology Development

Science and Technology Policy

R&D Expenditures

Fiscal Policy to Promote S&T Development

Government-Sponsored Research Institutions and Universities

The Impact of Globalization

The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in Technology Development

Science Park and Technology Development

National Information Infrastructure

The Development of the Electronics Industry

The Growth of the Information Electronics Industry

The Development of the Semiconductor Industry

Summary of the Development of Taiwan's Semiconductor Industry

The Formation of Strategic Alliances and Industrial Groups

Current Status of the Electronics Industry

Information Electronics


Consumer Electronics

Semiconductor Market Focus




PC Chipsets


Non-Volatile Memory


Discrete Components

Multi-Chip Modules

LCD Flat Panel Display

Major Domestic Manufacturers

Product Market Outlook

Industrial Structure and Performance

Industry Structure

Industry Financial Performance

Industry Classification and Competitive Strategies

Current and Future Directions

Taiwan's Information Electronics Industry

Prospects for Taiwan's Consumer Electronics Industry

Taiwan's Electronics Components Industry

Training and Education

R&D Support

Hsinchu Science-Based Industrial Park

Reversed Brain Drain

Final Assessment



Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / General