Globalization has given producers an opportunity to participate in the global economy. In both high- and low-income countries, a growing number of firms are targeting external markets to gain economies of scale and scope as well as further technological expertise. This has increased competition, in both domestic markets (from imports) and external markets. Thus, for companies and national economies, globalization offers opportunity and threat.
|Place of Publication||Vienna|
|Publisher||United Nations Industrial Development Organization|
|Number of pages||60|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
|Name||Sectoral studies series|
Bibliographical noteThis paper builds on a UNIDO Sectoral Studies Series report.
- Wood furniture sector
- Value chains
Kaplinsky, R., Readman, J., & Memedovic, O. (2009). Upgrading strategies in global furniture value chains. (Sectoral studies series). United Nations Industrial Development Organization. https://doi.org/Research and Statistics Branch Working Paper 9/2008