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Export-oriented growth: a large international firm in a small developing country

Kaplinsky, Raphael (1979). Export-oriented growth: a large international firm in a small developing country. World Development, 7(8-9) pp. 825–834.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/0305-750X(79)90040-8
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Abstract

It is a common feature in export processing foreign investments that large MNCs seeking alternative producing sites have the upper hand in bargaining terms of entry with host governments. In this case study we detail the terms negotiated between a large international firm and a small host country in the siting of a pineapple-processing plant, and examine the benefits arising to the respective parties. Some conclusions are then drawn at a more general level.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 1979 Published by Elsevier Ltd.
ISSN: 0305-750X
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography > Development
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Politics, Philosophy, Economics, Development, Geography
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
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Item ID: 11060
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Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2008 20:51
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 12:51
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/11060
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