This is a discussion of how rises in material and labor costs, compounded by the appreciation of the won against the U.S. dollar, have eroded the competitiveness of South Korean shipbuilders. The country has 252 shipbuilding companies of which 240 are small concerns; six are medium sized; two specialize in conversion and repair work; and four can be classed as major shipbuilders.

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  • Publication Date: 1989-12

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  • Accession Number: 00659014
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM