Created: 12/23/96 Updated: 2/5/98
The Taiwan Electronics Industry
C.'S Lee and M. Pecht
CRC Press. Inc., New York, 1997

In the early 1970s, the Taiwanese government targeted electronics as a "strategic" technology and heavily promoted it through various policy instruments. since then, the Taiwanese electronics industry has achieved outstanding success. Especially the semiconductor and information products sectors. For example, today Taiwan is the largest provider of personal computers and the the fifth largest producer of integrated circuits. This book investigates the past performance, current status, and future developments of Taiwain's electronics industry. the information is based on the authors' first-hand assessment of over a hundred electronics companies in Taiwain; academic studies of Taiwan's electronics, computers, and semiconductor industries; and Chinese language sources in Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs, Institute of Industrial Technology Research, and Institute for the Information Industry.

ISBN: 0-8493-3170-0, February 1997. c. 129 pp., $39.95
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