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The Multinational firm in the maquiladora industry of Nicaragua (2007 versus 1998): More of the same

Autor
van Wunnik, L.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
Annales de géographie
Data de publicació
2014-07-15
Número
679
Pàgina inicial
266
Pàgina final
297
URL
http://cairn-int.info/abstract-E_AG_679_0266--the-multinational-firm.htm Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
Nicaragua, the poorest country of Central America, hosts many foreign-owned plants in industrial free-trade zones (export-processing zones). The great majority of these plants belong to the clothing industry and most are funded by Asian capital (Taiwan, South Korea, and Hong Kong). The question is whether or not the multinational enterprises of this maquiladora industry—an assembly industry of imported intermediate goods that enjoys preferential tax and tariff treatment—help trigger sustaina...
Paraules clau
Nicaragua, clothing industry, foreign direct investment, industrial development, industrial free-trade zone, international subcontracting, maquiladora
Grup de recerca
EScGD - Engineering Sciences and Global Development

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