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Problems and Opportunities of the Mexican Maquiladora Industry

Diplomarbeit 1997 91 Seiten

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Inhaltsangabe: Inhaltsverzeichnis:Table of Contents:
List of Figures and Tables
Abbreviations
1.Introduction
1.1Delineation of the Problem
1.2Methodology
2.Definition
2.1Definition of Maquiladora Industry
2.2Definition of NAFTA
3.The Mexican Maquiladora Industry
3.1Historical Background
3.2Legal Framework
3.2.1General Legal Foundation
3.2.2Specific Import Regulations
3.2.3Specific Export Regulations
3.3Forms of Involvement
3.3.1Wholly Owned Subsidiary
3.3.2Shelter Operation
3.3.3Subcontract Operation
3.4Opening of a Maquiladora Facility
3.5Overview: Numerical Data
4.Business Related Opportunities and Problems
4.1Opportunities of Operating Maquiladoras
4.1.1Maquiladora Industry: An Export Processing Zone
4.1.2Low Mexican Labor Costs
4.1.3Sales Potential
4.1.3.1Proximity and Access to the U.S. Market
4.1.3.2The Mexican Domestic Market
4.1.3.3Maquiladora Industry: The Bridge Between North and Latin America?
4.2Problems of Operating Maquiladoras
4.2.1Available Workforce
4.2.2Inadequate Infrastructure
4.2.3Increased Logistics Costs
4.3Location Decision: Border Area Versus Inland
5.Economic Related Benefits and Detriments
5.1Benefits for the Mexican Economy
5.1.1Employment Effects
5.1.2Monetary Effects
5.1.3Technological Effects
5.2Detriments to the Mexican Economy
5.2.1Economic Disintegration
5.2.2Cultural Disintegration
5.2.3Urbanization
5.2.4Environmental Effects
5.2.4.1Air, Water, and Soil Pollution
5.2.4.2Environmental Regulations
6.Changes due to the Enactment of NAFTA
6.1The North American Free Trade Agreement
6.1.1Summary on NAFTA
6.1.2NAFTA: The End of the Maquiladora Program?
6.2NAFTA and Rules of Origin
6.2.1General Purpose of Rules of Origin
6.2.2Determination of Originating Goods
6.2.3Effects on the Maquiladora Industry
6.2.3.1The Asian Investment Boom
6.2.3.2Move Towards Mexico's Interior
6.2.3.3Further Mexican Integration Agreements
6.3Environmental Dumping or Protection?
7.Critical Review and Future Prospects
Appendix
Bibliography

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Seiten
91
Erscheinungsform
Originalausgabe
Jahr
1997
ISBN (eBook)
9783832439330
ISBN (Buch)
9783838639338
Dateigröße
4 MB
Sprache
Englisch
Katalognummer
v219572
Institution / Hochschule
Universität Paderborn – Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Note
1,3
Schlagworte
problems opportunities mexican maquiladora industry

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