Backward integration

 

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Backward integration

Acquisition by a firm of its suppliers.



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Disintegration

Disintegration

Another term for fragmentation. Used by Feenstra (1998).


Deep integration

Deep integration

Refers to economic integration that goes well beyond removal of formal barriers to trade and includes various ways of reducing the international burden of differing national regulations, such as mutual recognition and harmonization. Contrasts with shallow integration.


Vertical integration

Vertical integration

Production of different stages of processing of a product within the same firm.


Forward integration

Forward integration

Acquisition by a firm of a larger part of its distribution chain, moving it closer to selling directly to its ultimate customers.


Economies of vertical integration

Economies of vertical integration

Produced by achieving lower operating costs by owning all components of production and sometimes sales outlets rather than contracting for companies in the outside marketplace.


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