The Dialectics of Globalization: Regional Responses to World Economic Processes: Asia, Europe, and Latin America in Comparative Perspective

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AaBe wool mill, 233(n6)
Acción Conjunta Regional, 173
ACS. See Association of Caribbean States
AFTA. See ASEAN Free Trade Area
Agglomeration economies, 229-230. See also Urban agglomeration areas
Agricultural collectivization, in Vietnam, 103-104
Agriculture
Central America and, 163, 164
in Rio Grande do Sul, 187, 188
American apparel industry
buyer-driven commodity chains, 36-38, 39
imports, 41-43
sourcing structure, 54-57, 58-59
Amin, Ash, 237
Anwar Ibrahim, 140
APEC. See Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation
Apparel commodity chains
development of, 35-39
global sourcing in, 38, 40-43, 51-54
movement out of East Asia, 45-47
national variations in, 39-40
role of China in, 48-51
specification contracting, 43-45, 57
Apparel industry
Jamaican, impact of NAFTA on, 210-211
regional trade patterns, 48(table
See also American apparel industry; East Asian apparel industry; European apparel industry
Apparel sourcing, 38, 40-43
rcomparison of U.S. and European structures, 54-57
outward processing trade in Europe, 53-54, 57
production sharing in Latin America, 51-53, 57
Argentina
Mercosur and, 184,185 regional economic integration and, 155, 156, 184, 185
relations with Brazil, 178-179, 184, 186
Asea Brown Boveri company, 272
ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA)
Malaysia and, 137
Vietnam and, 108, 109
Asia
general development strategy in, 284-285
internal textile and apparel trade, 47, 48(table)
regional identities and, 288-289
textile and apparel export industry, 40-43
See also Asian NIES; East Asia; Pacific Asia; Southeast Asia
Asian Development Bank, 71
Asian financial crisis, 25
Brazil and, 182, 186-187, 196
economic regionalization and, 77-78
Malaysia and, 137, 139-142
Singapore and, 137-139
Vietnam and, 110-111
Asian NIEs
financial crisis and, 77-78
industrial districts and interfirm relations in, 75

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