From Export Promotion to Import Substitution; Comparative Experience of China and Mexico Mehdi Shafaeddin and Juan Pizarro

This paper examines the comparative experience of China and Mexico in processing industries (assembly operations) mainly with the help of foreign direct investment (FDI). In this paper, an intensive analysis of the data is undertaken to establish facts on the performance of the two countries in expansion of exports and value added through production of domestic parts and components.

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