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Economics of Industry Paper
The Auto-component Supply Chain in China and India - A Benchmark Study
John Sutton
February 2004
Paper No' EI 34:
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Tags: auto components; supply chains; india; china; benchmarking.

The aim of this study is to examine the extent to which Chinese and Indian auto-component producers have advanced towards international best practice levels of productivity and quality. The report is based on a survey of nine car manufacturers in China and six in India; a range of general component suppliers in both countries, and on a detailed benchmarking study of six seat producers and six exhaust suppliers in each country.