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This new study examines the economic relationship between China and Europe, its importance and how it is likely to evolve and includes case studies of the automobile, toy, watch, telecommunications, banking and insurance industries.
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Trade and Investment in China

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Overview

This new study examines the economic relationship between China and Europe, its importance and how it is likely to evolve and includes case studies of the automobile, toy, watch, telecommunications, banking and insurance industries.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203074008
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/6/1998
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Notes on contributors
Abbreviations
Introduction 1
1 Trade and investment in China 7
2 Foreign trade and investment: policy reforms in China in the mid-1990s 45
3 EU trade policy towards China 59
4 Regionalism in Asia and its impact on Sino-European trade 81
5 Europe's role in the transfer of technology to China 98
6 The technology intensiveness of China's trade with the European Union 114
7 European involvement in the automotive industry in China 131
8 Kids' stuff: the organisation and politics of the China-EU trade in toys 147
9 The persistence of key capabilities in flexible production networks: the watch industry in Switzerland and Hong Kong/China 166
10 European multinational strategy in telecommunications services in China 188
11 The choice of market-servicing mode for European banks in China 207
12 The insurance industry in China: the experience of European, US and Japanese firms 228
13 Outward investment from China 269
14 Conclusions: an assessment of the strengths of the current and the future economic relationships between China and Europe 284
Appendix A 291
Appendix B 294
Appendix C 296
Index 302
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