Date Added: Dec 2009
Since the subprime mortgage crisis erupted in late 2007 in the United States, the global market for electronics products made in China has decreased significantly. The crisis also triggered massive factory shutdowns and increased unemployment in many coastal Chinese cities. The Pearl River Delta, a major manufacturing center in the Guangdong Province of the People's Republic of China, was hit especially hard. As a result, senior-level government officials, strategists, and enterprise business executives in China are working to transform the country's manufacturing industry. First, they must address many questions: How can China formulate favorable government policies and invest adequately in a stimulus package to support targeted industry transformation?.