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Inducing foreign industrial catalysts into sub-Saharan Africa : firm-level study of supply sources of potential foreign industrial catalysts for sub-Saharan Africa's private sector development (English)

This paper summarizes the findings of a firm-level study of supply sources of potential foreign industrial catalysts for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 15143 JUL 31, 1995

Yung Whee Rhee; Katterbach, Katharina; Belot, Therese; Bowring, Antonia; Yong Wook Jun; Kwang Chul Lee

Key role for trade finance in transition and developing economies (English)

Trade finance should get high priority in countries adopting market-oriented reforms. It is less risky than other kinds of finance because it is trade-transaction-based, self-liquidating, and short-term working capital financed. ... See More +

Viewpoint 16970 OCT 31, 1994

Yung Whee Rhee

Free-trade status for exporters (English)

Firms need to have easy access to inputs at world market prices to be internationally competitive. Free trade--with no tariffs, no indirect taxes, no import or foreign exchange restrictions--is the ideal policy goal. ... See More +

Viewpoint 16964 SEP 30, 1994

Yung Whee Rhee

Free trade zones in export strategies (English)

This paper provides a perspective on the role of free trade zones (FTZs) in industrial development strategies of low income countries with unfavorable initial conditions. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 9605 DEC 31, 1990

Yung Whee Rhee; Katterbach, Katharina; White, Janette

Export finance - issues and directions : case study of the Philippines (English)

In sequencing policy reforms in developing countries, governments should assign a high priority to measures that assure rational regimes for export activities. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 10559 DEC 31, 1990

Yung Whee Rhee; Young, Kevin; Galvez, Eva

Export catalysts in low-income countries : a review of eleven success stories (English)

Significant research is needed in the design and implementation of outward-looking development strategies, recognizing that the supply response must come from individual firms. ... See More +

Publication WDP72 JAN 31, 1990

Yung Whee Rhee; Belot, Therese

Export catalysts in low-income countries : preliminary findings from a review of export success stories in eleven countries (English)

Despite the increasingly protectionist environment in some developed economies, there is no dispute that expanded world trade will be one of the most critical factors in renewed and sustained growth in both developed and developing countries. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 10584 NOV 30, 1989

Yung Whee Rhee; Belot, Therese

Trade finance in developing countries (English)

This paper discusses the characteristics of trade finance and the various finance institutions and instruments including: bank credit; company credit; bank loans; and self-financing. ... See More +

Publication 9303 SEP 30, 1989

Yung Whee Rhee

Managing entry into international markets : lessons from the East Asian experience (English)

Few would dispute that outward-oriented development strategies are key to efficient industrial development, which in turn is vital for increasing income, reducing debt, and creating dynamics for growth in the Third World. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 10438 JUN 30, 1989

Rhee, Yung Whee

Bangladesh - Export policy and administration (English)

The Government of Bangladesh (GOB) has recently undertaken many important measures to promote non-traditional exports. The major areas of reform proposed in this paper are: a) assurance of free and unrestricted imported inputs for export industries; b) easy access to export financing; c) maintenance of a realistic exchange rate for exporters; d) development of backward linkages from non-traditional exports; e) dealing with the import restrictions imposed by developed countries; and f) promotion of foreign direct investment and technology transfer in non-traditional export industries. ... See More +

Working Paper 72978 FEB 01, 1986

Rhee, Yung Whee Disclosed

Instruments for export policy and administration : lessons from the East Asian experience (English)

By examining the specific policy and administrative instruments that successful East Asian countries used to carry out their outward-looking development strategies, this paper attempts to draw practical lessons for other developing countries, especially those at an earlier stage of developing their export capabilities. ... See More +

Staff Working Paper SWP725 MAR 31, 1985

Rhee, Yung Whee

Korea's competitive edge : managing the entry into world markets (English)

Korea's remarkable export growth is the envy of much of the developing world. The purpose of this book is to broaden the discussion of Korea's competitive edge by developing the two foregoing themes: the first has to do with the intricacies and inner workings of the main institutions for export promotion in Korea; and the second with the selectivity possible in acquiring technology and marketing products over seas. ... See More +

Publication 13355 SEP 30, 1984

Yung Whee Rhee; Ross-Larson, Bruce; Pursell, Garry; EXT

A micro, econometric investigation of the impact of industrial policy on technology choice (English)

This paper investigates the propensity of developing countries to purchase imported machinery rather than indigenously produced machinery at a lower price, based on the purchase of looms for textile weaving in South Korea. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper DRD19 SEP 01, 1976

Rhee, Yung W.; Westphal, Larry E. Disclosed

The allocative consequences of economies of scale (English)

A static, mixed integer programming model of the mechanical engineering sector is used to address the question of whether interdependence due to economies of scale matters. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper DRD18 JAN 01, 1976

Westphal, Larry E.; Rhee, Yung W. Disclosed

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Inducing foreign industrial catalysts into sub-Saharan Africa : firm-level study of supply sources of potential foreign industrial catalysts for sub-Saharan Africa's private sector development (English)
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JUL 31, 1995 15143 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Key role for trade finance in transition and developing economies (English)
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OCT 31, 1994 16970 Viewpoint
Free-trade status for exporters (English)
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SEP 30, 1994 16964 Viewpoint
Free trade zones in export strategies (English)
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DEC 31, 1990 9605 Departmental Working Paper
Export finance - issues and directions : case study of the Philippines (English)
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DEC 31, 1990 10559 Departmental Working Paper
Export catalysts in low-income countries : a review of eleven success stories (English)
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JAN 31, 1990 WDP72 Publication
Export catalysts in low-income countries : preliminary findings from a review of export success stories in eleven countries (English)
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NOV 30, 1989 10584 Departmental Working Paper
Trade finance in developing countries (English)
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SEP 30, 1989 9303 Publication
Managing entry into international markets : lessons from the East Asian experience (English)
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JUN 30, 1989 10438 Departmental Working Paper
Bangladesh - Export policy and administration (English)
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FEB 01, 1986 72978 Working Paper
Instruments for export policy and administration : lessons from the East Asian experience (English)
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MAR 31, 1985 SWP725 Staff Working Paper
Korea's competitive edge : managing the entry into world markets (English)
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SEP 30, 1984 13355 Publication
A micro, econometric investigation of the impact of industrial policy on technology choice (English)
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SEP 01, 1976 DRD19 Departmental Working Paper
The allocative consequences of economies of scale (English)
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JAN 01, 1976 DRD18 Departmental Working Paper