• Corpus ID: 54764666

Global production chains and value added : China's position in the consumer eletronic industry

  title={Global production chains and value added : China's position in the consumer eletronic industry},
  author={Isabela Nogueira de Morais},
The objective of this article is to map China’s presence in global production chains in the electronics industry, with special emphasis given to value added. It discusses whether China is upwards in the global value hierarchies and if the country is getting distance from the traditional contractor manufacturing position, generally responsible for standardized activities with less qualification and less value added. In order to do so, the article presents the concept of global value chains… 

Figures and Tables from this paper



Global Value Chains in the Electronics Industry: Was the Crisis a Window of Opportunity for Developing Countries?

This paper presents evidence of the importance of electronics global value chains (GVCs) in the global economy, and discusses the effects of the recent economic crisis on the industry. The analysis

Value chains, networks and clusters: reframing the global automotive industry

In this article, we apply global value chain (GVC) analysis to recent trends in the global automotive industry, with special attention paid to the case of North America. We use the three main

Assembly Trade and Technology Transfer: The Case of China

Global Taiwan: Building Competitive Strengths in a New International Economy

Globalization has been creating unprecedented opportunities and challenges for firms. To explore how companies are responding to globalization, a team of researchers from the social science,

Who Profits from Innovation in Global Value Chains? A Study of the iPod and Notebook PCs

This article analyzes the distribution of financial value from innovation in the global supply chains of iPods and notebook computers. We find that Apple has captured a great deal of value from the

China's Trade Acceleration and the Deepening of an East Asian Regional Production Network

China's recent surge in trade has been associated with its deepening but contrasting trade relations with its two groups of key trading partners. On the one hand, China's trade surpluses with the USA

How Much of Chinese Exports is Really Made in China? Assessing Domestic Value-Added When Processing Trade is Pervasive

The rise of China in world trade has brought both benefits and anxiety to other economies. For many policy questions, it is crucial to know the extent of domestic value added (DVA) in exports, but

China: International Trade and WTO Accession

China's increasing integration with the global economy has contributed to sustained growth in international trade. Its exports have become more diversified, and greater penetration of industrial

A China como um duplo pólo na economia mundial e a recentralização da economia asiática

China as a double pole in the world economy and the recentralization of the Asian economy. The extraordinary growth of Chinese trade that occurred in the last years changed China’s role on world and

The Lenovo Affair: The Growth of China's Computer Giant and Its Takeover of IBM-PC

This book describes the rise of China's Information Industries from Pig-raising For Everyone to Computers For Everyone and the transformation of that industry from pig-raising for Everyone to computers for Everyone.