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Asia and the Pacific

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets

Published in print November 2004 | ISBN: 9780195174090
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835287 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195174097.003.0007
 Asia and the Pacific

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This chapter examines Asia, where the greatest diversity of state experiences occurred. It considers the experiences of India by focusing on the politics of a multinational firm, Unilever, that predate sovereign independence and continue in the current privatization program involving firms such as Modern Food. The chapter also examines the marketization program of the Chinese government with a consideration of the international listing of Huaneng Power, International. Thailand and South Korea are included, with case studies of Thai Airways and the Samsung chaebol, respectively.

Keywords: Asia; India; Unilever; Modern Food; China; Huaneng Power International; Thailand; Thai Airways; South Korea; Samsung

Chapter.  14641 words. 

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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