Sector Specific Sources of Competitiveness in the Western Balkans Recommendation for a Regional Investment Strategy

The Western Balkan region benefits from a cost-competitive labour force and geographic and cultural proximity to EU markets. However, cost competitiveness as a source of differentiation is not sustainable. Cost levels are increasing gradually in some sectors, reducing firms' profitability. In o...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Format: eBook
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2009
Series:Competitiveness and Private Sector Development
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Annex C
  • Executive Summary
  • Apparel Manufacturing
  • Annex A
  • Business Process and Information Technology Outsourcing
  • Annex B
  • Approach and Methodology
  • Introduction
  • Automotive Components
  • Regional Competitiveness Initiative