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Import substitution and industrial development in Iraq

Ghassan Mohammed Said Al-Abtan

Import substitution and industrial development in Iraq

a case study of the cotton textile industry.

by Ghassan Mohammed Said Al-Abtan

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Published by University of East Anglia in Norwich .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Phil.) - University of East Anglia, School of Social Studies, 1977.

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  Some of the most successful growth economies in the Pacific Rim have combined protectionist Import Substitution Industrialisation policies with export-oriented policies. This study provides a systematic rethinking of relationships between strategies within the Malaysian context. Trade Policy and Import Substitution Import substitution is a strategy under trade policy that abolishes the import of foreign products and encourages for the production in the domestic market. The purpose of this policy is to change the economic structure of the country by .

theory of economic development is much broader than the theory of trade. (I will come back to this point very often later in the paper.) This paper focuses on the connection between growth and import substitution at a macro-economic level. In this study, import substitution is defined as a deliberate industrial policy adopted by. is a platform for academics to share research papers.

industrial development has traversed, starts with industrial development in the mixed economy (), the shift to state-led import substitution industrialization (), through the. BOOK REVIEWS had embarked on import substitution industrialization, despite its oil. One scholar has even blamed the direct investment by multinational corporations for the high import content and the low backward linkages in the manufacturing sector.1 I believe the argument that the high import ratio in the manufacturing.


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Import substitution and industrial development in Iraq by Ghassan Mohammed Said Al-Abtan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Import substitution deserves more consideration as a theoretical basis for local economic development policies. Its role in promoting local growth is theoretically well-founded. As a consequence, industrial output rose; the government put the total value of Iraq's industrial output in at almost ID 2 billion, up from about ID million in and up more than 50 percent from the start of the Iran-Iraq War.

The total value of industrial input in was ID million, so value added was in excess of percent. The import-substitution policy and its limitations are presented in: Google Scholar Greenaway, David and Milner, Chris (), Trade and Industrial Policy in Developing Countries.

Author: Hans C. Blomqvist, Mats Lundahl. in particular agriculture. Consequently Import Substitution did not lessen Kenya’s external dependency but merely changed its nature.

The considerable outflow of dividends and other payments for instance foreign investors made Kenya rely more on imports in order to achieve further industrial growth. Beattie ( 28–35) made the case that, while the United States had high tariffs during its initial industrial development, the size of its overall economy led to domestic competition which forced firms to develop or die; yet when a import substitution program was implemented in Argentina, a smaller economy, competition slowed, the economy stagnated and no world-class industrial producers emerged.

After implementing an import substitution strategy. Questions about the role Import substitution and industrial development in Iraq book trade and trade policy in development represent one major influence on generalizations made about macroeconomic policy and about choice of development strategy in developing countries (Colclough,).

One area in which this influence is manifested is in the debate between import substitution strategy and export. Import Substitution Industrialization and the Effects of Globalization on the Manufacturing Sector in Zambia - Doctor Stephen Gumboh - Research Paper (undergraduate) - Economics - Case Scenarios - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay.

Danish development analyst, Ester Boserup‟s book Women’s Role in Economic Development. She “helped to put women and development into an international context by clarifying both the human dimension of economic development and the policy issues raised by the development projects undertaken in the s” (Charlton,p.1).

The research results can be used for further development of the strategies of regional international economic activity including such instruments as import substitution and export promotion. Tanzania’s industrial sector has evolved through various stages since independence infrom nascent and undiversified to state-led import substitution industrialization, and subsequently to deindustrialization under structural adjustment programmes and policy reforms.

The current development agenda, however, has brought industrial development back to be one of the policy. Import substitution was one of the development strategies which started to prevail as a form of industrialization in most developing countries in the post-war period.

In many Latin American countries, especially Brazil, Mexico, and Argen-tina, a conscious implementation of import substitution policies was observed as of the s and early s. number of countries, attempts to promote import-substitution industrialisation have led to the establishment of factories manufacturing more sophisticated products.

In others, although no more than five or six, product diversification has become a significant characteristic of the industrial base. In Zimbabwe, for example, base.

The regime advocated economic self-sufficiency through a policy of import substitution, which selectively but extensively, encouraged local industry via exorbitant import quotas. ISCOR (the Iron and Steel Corporation) was established in to boost the productivity of heavy industry.

Manufacturing in Nigeria has largely been dominated by a valorization of raw materials and import-substitution type that are capital intensive rather than labour intensive. In addition, the absence of heavy industries and car manufacturing has militated against effective transfer of technology hence the heavy investment in manufacturing.

This paper chronicles the evolution of industry in Ghana over the post-independence era from an inward over-protected import substitution industrialization strategy of to an outward liberalized strategy duringand sinceto the private sector-led accelerated industrial development strategy based on value-added processing of Ghana’s natural resource endowments.

Over. Import Substitution Hangover, – Like many developing countries, Kenya’s early years of independence pursued an import substitution (IS) strategy in which the government provided both direct support and tariff protection for the industrial sector.

Pioneers in development (English) Abstract. The 'pioneers in development' are those whose articles, reports, and books came to dominate thinking about economic development in the late s and s. They shaped the subject by introducing concepts, deducing.

In Iraq obtained a US$10 million loan from the Islamic Development Bank to import urea fertilizer, and in Iraq continued to import fertilizer as an emergency measure. Meanwhile, additional fertilizer plants were under construction in at Shuwairah, near Mosul, and at Baiji. Economic Commission for Latin America., 1 book Mary Anne Pitts, 1 book Ramesh Adhikari, 1 book Carole Hambleton, 1 book Emilio Alanís Patiño, 1 book João do Carmo Oliveira, 1 book Seminar on Economic Revival & Import Substitution in Pakistan ( Karachi, Pakistan), 1 book Jaleel Ahmad, 1 book Carlos Riojas López, 1 book Thomas E.

Book Description. Some of the most successful growth economies in the Pacific Rim have combined protectionist Import Substitution Industrialisation policies with export-oriented policies.

This study provides a systematic rethinking of relationships between strategies within the Malaysian context. Through highly selective use of import-substitution and export-promotion strategies the economy flourished with unprecedented growth.

The other Tigers followed a similar path as Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan but without selective development s: 5.Downloadable! Abstract Both Mexico and China have started export orientation in some industries, through assembly operations, based on imported inputs a couple of decades ago.

The literature on industrialization, has discussed the questions of import substitutions and outward-orientation mainly as alternative routes to industrialization. In both cases, it is argued that “learning” would.Import substitution industrialization is a trade and economic policy which advocates replacing foreign imports with domestic production.

ISI is based on the premise that a country should attempt to reduce its foreign dependency through the local production of industrialized products. The term primarily refers to 20th-century development economics policies, although it has been advocated since the 18th century by economists such as Friedrich List and Alexander Hamilton.

ISI policies .