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Climbing up the global value chain

  • Julia Tijaja

Jakarta | Mon, January 28 2013 | 10:23 am

PREMIUM There has been a paradigm shift in international trade. Trade in intermediates (semi-finished products) has overtaken trade in final goods and services as global value chains proliferate.

Advancements in production, information and communication technology, transportation and logistical efficiency, and a general reduction in tariffs, has allowed for production tasks to be performed in mult...