The Handbook of Latin American Trade in Manufactures

The Handbook of Latin American Trade in Manufactures

by Montague J. Lord
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781858987156
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Series:
Elgar Original Reference Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of tables
List of figures
List of abbreviations
List of contributors
1Introduction1
Pt. IThe Region
2Regional trade patterns13
3Trade controls in manufacturing trade49
4Trade policies, macroeconomic adjustment and manufacturing exports66
5The export performance of Latin America and East Asia in technology-intensive manufactures89
Pt. IIArgentina
6Convertibility and Argentine industrial exports: a sustainable change?101
7Intra-industry trade and regional integration: the case of the auto industry in Argentina113
Pt. IIIBrazil
8Brazil's manufacturing trade: a new growth cycle?127
9Industrial exports of Brazil143
10Industrial expansion in a high-inflation economy: the Brazilian experience158
11Protectionism and high-technology industries: lessons from the Brazilian microcomputer industry178
Pt. IVMexico
12The response of manufacturing exports to import liberalization in Mexico: Is there a second wave?193
13Trade reform, credibility and manufacturing performance in Mexico208
14Maquiladoras and foreign direct investment in Mexico227
Pt. VChile
15Trade and industrial development in Chile247
Statistical appendix263
References316
Name index329
Subject index333

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