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International Trade in East Asia$
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Takatoshi Ito and Andrew K. Rose

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780226378961

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226379005.001.0001

The Formation of International Production and Distribution Networks in East Asia

Chapter:
(p.177) 6 The Formation of International Production and Distribution Networks in East Asia
Source:
International Trade in East Asia
Author(s):

Mitsuyo Ando

Fukunari Kimura

Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226379005.003.0007

This chapter examines the importance of international production and distribution networks in East Asia. It describes the drastic changes in policy framework observed in the Southeast Asian countries and China in the latter half of the 1980s and the early part of the 1990s and discusses the current status of theoretical thoughts explaining the mechanics of international production and distribution networks. This chapter explains the result of statistical analysis on the characteristics of the networks in East Asia and discusses the policy implication of these networks, particularly in the context of formulating free trade agreements.

Keywords:   distribution networks, international production networks, East Asia, policy framework, statistical analysis, free trade agreements

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