July 2019 Newsletter
The Mr. & Mrs. S.H. Wong Center for the Study of Multinational Corporations, a California (US) think tank, promotes discussion about and research on the politico-economy of MNCs investing, operating, or domiciled in East Asia.
Dr. Jean-Marc F. Blanchard
In my March blog, I expressed skepticism about China’s financial sector reform due to Beijing’s myriad political and economic reasons for maintaining control of the banking, insurance, and securities sectors. Despite this and the fact we still need to see if many policies are implemented or implemented fully, there has been progress. Deals, albeit limited, have transpired, and China recently has moved to open up new financial...
Dr. Hwy-Chang Moon
The demand for healthcare is growing rapidly in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), driven by ageing populations and rising incomes. The unprecedented growth in personal healthcare spending in ASEAN has attracted increasing investment by foreign multinational corporations (MNCs), including Korean ones, in related fields. Facilitating this foreign direct investment (FDI) is the fact the Korean government has strongly...
Mr. Naoyuki Haraoka
A quarter of Japanese manufacturing is done overseas with the subsidiaries of Japanese multinational corporations (MNCs) venturing overseas to extend global value chains (GVCs) that begin in Japan. Under the resulting structure, the majority of Japanese manufacturing exports head towards overseas subsidiaries with capital ties to headquarters in Japan. Indeed, more than 20 percent of these subsidiaries’ basic components are...
MNCs in the News
ChinaDespite some foreign companies’ recent decision to relocate their manufacturing out of China because of uncertainties caused by the US-China trade dispute, China’s Vice Minister of Industry and Information Technology...
Publications of Wong MNC Center Staff & Research Fellows
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 9:00am to Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 6:00pm
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
Monday, November 11, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, November 15, 2019 - 6:00pm
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 6:00pm
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 9:00am to Monday, September 9, 2019 - 6:00pm
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, September 27, 2019 - 6:00pm
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 9:00am to Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 6:00pm