Global Supply Chain and Japanese Electronics Firms’ Location in East Asia: A Case of Final Goods Production Sites

  • Suminori TokunagaEmail author
  • Maria Ikegawa


Japanese companies in the global-type electrical/electronics industry continued to locate in ASEAN and other countries instead of China from the 1990s up until 2009, but the proportion located in ASEAN and other countries declined so that the number of locations in China and in ASEAN and other countries was about equal as of 2009. Although this sector’s expansion proceeded at about the same rate in both China and ASEAN and other countries, the number of locations in China has grown rapidly since the mid-2000s.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Reitaku UniversityKashiwaJapan
  2. 2.Policy Research Institute of MAFFTokyoJapan

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