The Business and Investment Environment in Taiwan and Mainland China: A Focus on the IT and High-Tech Electronic Industries

The Business and Investment Environment in Taiwan and Mainland China: A Focus on the IT and High-Tech Electronic Industries

ISBN-10:
9812703667
ISBN-13:
9789812703668
Pub. Date:
05/28/2007
Publisher:
World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated

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Overview

The Business and Investment Environment in Taiwan and Mainland China: A Focus on the IT and High-Tech Electronic Industries

Focusing on the IT and high-tech electronic industries, this book provides an analysis of foreign small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Taiwan and Mainland China. A comparative analysis of Taiwan and Mainland China's business and investment environments is conducted, and several indices — knowledge capital, innovative ability, the utilization of information technology and social infrastructure — are used to evaluate the cross-strait competitive advantage. This important book helps readers understand the criteria involved in choosing an investment region, while increasing awareness of the particularities of conducting business in Asia.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789812703668
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/28/2007
Pages: 452
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


Theoretical Analysis of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)     1
Theoretical Analysis of FDI by Large Multinational Enterprises     1
Theoretical Analysis of FDI by Smalh and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Taiwan     7
FDI Development in Mainland China and Taiwan     11
Status Quo in Mainland China     11
Status Quo in Taiwan     32
Investment Environment Index     53
R&D and Innovative Mechanisms     55
Human Resources and Human Literacy     57
Information Technology     59
Social Infrastructure     60
Relevant Indices for the Introduction of a Foreign Knowledge-Based Economy     61
Analysis of Information Technology and Electronics Industry Market in Mainland China     73
Current Status of Electronics Information Industries in Mainland China     73
Economics of Electronics Information Industry's Operations     84
Analysis of Mainland China's IC Industry Development     88
Analysis of Mainland China's Automotive Electronics Market     93
Analysis of Mainland China's Consumer Electronics Market     108
Analysis of Mainland China's Mobile Storage Industry     112
Analysis of Mainland China's IC Design Industry     116
Analysis of MainlandChina's IT Industry     123
Analysis of Mainland China's Electronic Components Distributors     131
Analysis of the Information Technology and Electronics Industry Market in Taiwan     143
Current Status of Information Technology and Electronics Industries in Taiwan     143
Development Background of Industries     143
Industrial Structure and Characteristics     160
Business Opportunities     163
The Business and Investment Environment of the Information Technology and Electronics Industries in Mainland China     177
Index of the Economic Environment     180
Analysis of Systematic Factors in the Investment Environment     196
Economic Policies and Laws     202
Infrastructure and Natural Factors in the Investment Environment     206
Comparison of Regions within Mainland China     215
Changes in the Investment Environment in Mainland China After its Entry into WTO     226
The Business and Investment Environment of the Information Technology and Electronics Industries in Taiwan     247
Evaluation of Taiwan's Business Environment     247
Competitive Strengths and Weaknesses in Taiwan's Information Technology and Electronics Industries     249
Development Strategy of Taiwanese High-Tech Industries      250
Taiwan's Development Strategy to Become a Knowledge-Based Economy     253
Analysis of Each Index     255
Knowledge Capital     255
Innovative Capability     264
Application of Information Technology     277
Social Infrastructure     280
Appendix A     319
Appendix B     329
References     433
Index     437

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