Global Value Chains in East Asia
14 Pages Posted: 13 Mar 2016
Date Written: January 2016
This think-piece will sketch GVCs in East Asia through trade statistics and narrative descriptions obtained by factory visits. It will consider such issues as weaknesses arising from the ‘Kanban’ (‘just-in-time’) production system, the impact of third-country (migrant) labor, and the implications of the TPP for East Asian GVCs.
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