Export Processing Zones and Policy Competition for Foreign Direct Investment: The Caribbean ‘Offshore’ Development Model

  • Tony Heron
Part of the International Political Economy Series book series (IPES)

Abstract

Since the mid-1980s, the Caribbean has become an increasingly important export platform for US manufacturing firms seeking to reduce costs and offset competition by outsourcing the most labour-intensive aspects of the production process to local assembly factories, mostly located in specially designated export processing zones (EPZ).

Keywords

Sugar Transportation Income Expense Peris 

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© Tony Heron 2005

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