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The industrialization of Hong Kong

James Riedel

The industrialization of Hong Kong

by James Riedel

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Published by Mohr in Tübingen .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hong Kong.
    • Subjects:
    • Industrialization -- Hong Kong.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] James Riedel.
      SeriesKieler Studien,, 124
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC497.H6 R53 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 160 p.
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5117310M
      ISBN 103163353819
      LC Control Number74190239

      Chinese industrialization refers to the process of China undergoing various stages of industrialization with a focus on the period after the establishment of the People's Republic of China where China experienced its most notable growths in industrialization. Although Chinese industrialization is largely defined by its 20th-century campaigns, China has a long history that contextualizes the. A masterful account on the industrialization of Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore. Vogel explains how the situational factors in U.S. Aid and guidance, destruction of traditional confucian order by Japanese territorial expansion, a sense of political and economic urgency in face of the communist threat, eager and plentiful workforce, and the existence of the Japanese /5(7).

      Re-industrialisation of Hong Kong will drive high-end manufacturing, create more I&T applications to improve our lives, and fuel Hong Kong's economic growth. The Technology Voucher Programme, launched in November last year, subsidises the use of technology by SMEs to improve productivity. Rather than conventional narratives that depict China as belatedly borrowing from Western technology, Vernacular Industrialism in China offers a new understanding of industrialization, going beyond material factors to show the central role of culture and knowledge .

      Although Britain had held Hong Kong as a colony since and was itself the world's most advanced industrialized country for almost a century, it did not seriously foster industrial growth in Hong Kong. For the entire period, Hong Kong was used mainly as an entrepot in the "Trian-gular Trade" between China, India, and Britain. TY - JOUR. T1 - Labour-intensive industrialization in Hong Kong, a note on sources and methods. AU - Clayton, D.W. PY - /7. Y1 - /7.


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Get this from a library. The industrialization of Hong Kong. [James Riedel] -- Originally presented as the author's thesis, University of California, Davis.

Bibliography: p. Manufacturing in Hong Kong consists of mainly light and labour-intensive manufacturing industry started in the 19th century after the Taiping Rebellion and continues today, although it has largely been replaced by service industries, particularly the finance and real estate industries.

As an entrepôt, Hong Kong had limited manufacturing development until the Second World War. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Publication: Riedel, James: The industrialization of Hong Kong. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Hong Kong (China) -- Economic policy. # Industrialization--Hong Kong\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. A prime example of success that Hong Kong could follow would be Suzhou Industrial Park, which covers a total jurisdiction area of sq km. T'ang also quotes figures for the industrial distribution of the Hong Kong population under the Japanese inbased on an unspecified but apparently official survey.

According to these figures, Hong Kong persons employed in industry in (op. cit., p. 10).Among Western writers. Hong Kong is an interesting case study of economic development for The industrialization of Hong Kong book reasons: (1) the Colony is one of the few successful cases of industrialization and economic development among contemporary.

The economy of Hong Kong specialized in long-distance trade and the city reached one million inhabitants in 1 During the Japanese occupation of China, the city was a neutral point of contact between Chongqing’s Free China, the International Concessions of Shanghai, and the occupied cities of China.

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Tymon Mellor: The construction of Tai Lam Chung Reservoir in the s was at that time, the largest and most expensive construction project yet in Hong Kong, but when a half page article[i] about the construction of the 12km of tunnels was published in the photo they used focused on the ever-running supply of water at the site.

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