Production sharing

Production sharing

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Summarizes developments related to the use of U.S.-made components in foreign assembly plants. Examines why such production-sharing operations have become an integral part of global efforts to reduce manufacturing costs a have contributed to the accelerated pace of cross-border integration of manufacturing in North America (NA) a the Caribbean Basin. Examines the use of NA assembly plants as part of a strategy to reduce manufacturing costs or to improve access to NA a global markets. Highlights the evolution of assembly plants in Mexico into higher value-added manufacturing operations, as well as the trend toward the integration of production facilities throughout NA a the Caribbean Basin. Charts a tables.31 Table 3-2 Motor vehicles: Selected investments in Mexico Volvo AB Bought Mexicana de Autobuses (Mexicoa#39;s ... The Tultitlan plant will begin producing the S70 and V70 passenger cars in 1999. ... American Free Trade Agreement upon U.S. Automotive Trade with Mexico, July 1999, found at auto/nafta99.pdf. ... Country 1995 1996 1997 1998 U.S. exports of domestic merchandise:

Title:Production sharing
Author:John Cutchin
Publisher: - 1999-09-01


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