9780415190145

Migration Indust Sth Americ V7

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415190145

  • ISBN10:

    0415190142

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-04-28
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Table of Contents

Preface v
Extent of Migration
1(26)
Activities of Migrating Companies---Time of Migration---Amount of Capital Invested---Number of Employees
The General Setting for Industrial Migration
27(16)
The Background of Migration in the United States---Economic Changes in South America---The Influence of Nationalism
Specific Reasons for Migration
43(47)
The Influence of Raw Material Resources---Production Incentives to Migration---The Effect of Competition---The Tariff Incentive---Marketing Inducements to Migration---Summary
Difficulties Encountered by Migrating Companies
90(37)
Lack of Information on Which to Base Decisions---Distance from the Home-office Organization---Prejudice against Foreign Capital---Race and Nationality Factors---Lack of Stability in Government---Currency Depreciation---Inadequacy of Commercial Law.
Tariffs and Taxation
127(38)
Changes in Tariff and Port Charges---Reasons for Tariff Changes---Illogical Tariff Classifications---Administration of the Customs---Interstate and International Tariffs---Taxation
Governmental Control of Business Activities
165(66)
Regulation of the Packing Industry---Regulation of the Petroleum Industry---Regulation of Other Industries---Social Legislation---Means of Protection against Governmental Regulation
Operating Differences and Difficulties
231(40)
Machinery and Equipment---Raw Materials and Supplies---Labor---Executive Personnel
Policies of Migrating Companies
271(17)
Results of Industrial Migration
288(19)
Mortality among Branch Plants---Profits---Effect of Migration upon Industry in the United States---Effect of Migration upon the Economic Development of South America.
Summary---Favorable and Unfavorable Influences
307(24)
APPENDIXES
I. North American Companies Which Have Migrated to Various South American Countries
325(3)
II. Classification by Industries of North American Companies with Production Facilities in South America
328(2)
III. Average Annual Exchange Rates between Various South American Monetary Units and the Dollar, 1900-1932
330(1)
Index 331

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