China in the international fragmentation of production : Evidence from the ICT industry

  title={China in the international fragmentation of production : Evidence from the ICT industry},
  author={Alessia Amighini and Alessia. Amighini},
  • Alessia Amighini, Alessia. Amighini
  • Published 2006
This paper investigates the position of China in the international fragmentation of production in the ICT industry, the most dynamic and globally dispersed sector in the world economy. The evidence shows that during the 1990s China dramatically increased its market shares in ICT products and now ranks among the top three world exporters. Moreover, China has upgraded from mere assembly of imported inputs to the manufacturing of high-tech intermediate goods. As a result, import dependence has… CONTINUE READING

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