Export Platforms

Export Platforms

Export Platforms and International Trade Economy

In relation to international trade economy, Christopher Mark (1993) provided the following definition of Export Platforms: Refers to countries such as Mexico, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, and South Korea that established incentive programs beginning in the late 1960s to attract foreign direct investment oriented toward offshore production operations by corporations based in the United States and other industrialized countries. Incentives included import reductions on components, tax-free treatment of exports, and tax holidays. See globalization.



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