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Manufacturing Drags without TNCs-Status of Indigenous Sector in India

Status of Indigenous Sector in India Sudip Chaudhuri The literature on the pharmaceutical industry in developing countries deals primarily with the activities of the transnational corporations (TNCs). While the critics of the TNCs highlight the nature of the market power possessed by the TNCs, the sources of such market power, the exaggerated claims made by the TNCs about the therapeutic value of the drugs developed by them, the over-pricing by the TNCs of the materials imported into the developing countries, etc, the defenders of the present structure dominated by the TNCs try to counter these arguments. The question of manufacturing technology developed by indigenous firms in the developing countries has been neglected in the literature, although it has a bearing on the debate regarding the role of the TNCs in the developing countries.

Export Performance of MNCs

Sudip Chaudhuri Multinationals and Indian Exports: A study of Foreign Collaboration and Export Performance in Selected Indian Industries by K K Su- brahmanian and P Mohanan Pillai; Allied Publishers, New Delhi,

Financing of Growth of Transnational Corporations in India, 1956-75

August 18, 1979 23 See for example N Verma, "Materials and Technology for Rural Building", Seminar on Technology for Rural Development, Allahabad Polytechnic, Allahabad, 1977. For an enlightened appreciation of the need for a search for lower cost techniques, see United Nations, "Poverty, Unemployment, and Development Policy: A Case Study of Selected Issues with Reference to Kerala", 1975, Annex V "Alternative Building Technologies for Low-Cost Housing".

FERA Appearance and Reality

FERA: Appearance and Reality Sudip Chaudhuri A wide gap between the declared objectives of legislation and the actual results is nothing new in India. But what is distinctive about the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA) is that foreign companies are gaining through faithful implementation of the provisions of the Act. Violation of the Act's provisions, by taking advantage of loopholes or otherwise, has not been necessary.

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