Chinese Automotive and Parts Industries

  • Masatsugu Tsuji
  • Wu Quan
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It is a fact that automotive assemblers and parts suppliers are located in the same regions, also that this heavy localization is a common characteristic of the automotive industry worldwide. In the case of the Toyota Group, the location of its headquarters and factories and those of the major member companies of Kyohokai are situated in Aichi Prefecture, or more preciously, 80 per cent are in Aichi Prefecture and of these 55 per cent are located in the Nishi-Mikawa district, in the eastern sector of the prefecture. Moreover, nearly half are found in Toyota City. The reason for this is that the parts suppliers are directly tied up with Toyota and have located themselves close to its factories in Toyota.1


Foreign Direct Investment Automotive Industry Automobile Industry Part Manufacturer Supply Chain Network 
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  • Wu Quan

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