East Asia has led rapid economic growth in the last few decades with India joining them over the last five years. Automotive parts manufacturers have been an important component of domestic production in all these economies. Experts with several years of multi-disciplinary research experience on the field examine the actual and potential technological and localization implications of MNC operations in East Asia and India. The rich collection of country experiences are both original and incisive.
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Featuring leading academics from across Asia, this title is essential reading for those studying industrial growth in the continent's major economies.
1. Introduction Rajah Rasiah 2. Foreign Influences on the Japanese Automobile Industry: The Nissan-Renault Mutual Learning Alliance Merieke Stevens 3. "Detroit of the East"? Industrial Upgrading, Japanese Car Producers and the Development of the Automotive Industry in Thailand Rogier Busser 4. The Development of Automotive Parts Suppliers in Korea and Malaysia: A Global Value Chain Perspective Peter Wad 5. Arrested Development: Multinationals, TRIMs and the Philippines' Automotive Industry Rene Ofreneo 6. Foreign Ownership, Technological Intensities and Economic Performance of Automotive Parts Firms in India Rajah Rasiah and Ashish Kumar 7. Malaysia's National Automotive Policy and the Performance of Proton's Foreign and Local Vendors Mohd Rosli Mohomad and Fatimah Kari 8. Taiwanese Automobile Parts Suppliers in China Li-Ren Li and Yuri Sadoi 9. Technology Transfer in Automotive Parts Firms in China Yuri Sadoi 10. Conclusions and Implications: The Role of Multinationals in Technological Capability Building and Localization in Asia Rajah Rasiah