Title

The State and Industrial Restructuring: A Comparison of the Aerospace Industry in Indonesia and Singapore

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

11-1988

Abstract

The small aerospace industry of Southeast Asia has been growing rapidly, principally in Indonesia and Singapore. The measures adopted to promote the industry in these two countries could hardly be more different. The Indonesian Government has accorded high priority to full-scale assembly and manufacture of aircraft, aided by large state subsidies and a heavily protectionist trade regime. By contrast, the Singapore strategy has been to develop the island as an aviation support centre, emphasizing in particular the service-related activities deriving from the country's location and its competitive outward-looking commercial sector. These alternative approaches are examined and their relative merits assessed.

Discipline

Business

Research Areas

Operations Management

Publication

ASEAN Economic Bulletin

Volume

5

Issue

2

First Page

152

Last Page

168

ISSN

0217-4472

Publisher

Institute of Southeast Asian Studies