Home|Journals Follow on Twitter| Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles

Open Access


Ekonomik Yaklasim. 2011; 22(78): 119-136

Importance of the White Goods Sector in the Turkish Economy

Mehmet ÖZKUL.

In the white goods sector, as a result of the fact that products have been standardized to a large extent and have reached the “mature product” stage, and the high demand potential in the domestic markets of the emerging markets, manufacturing centers have been shifting towards the emerging countries. Because of that emerging countries firms which have produced high quality products with lower cost in white goods sector, have raised their shares in total world production and export. Turkey is the one of the countries which has the most benefited these improvements. Firms which have developed their technology capacity and rose from contact manufacturer to brand manufacturer in the value chains and innovative chains the best examples of which can be seen in white goods sector. In contrast to other countries, thanks to ARGE and technology investment of Arçelik, Vestel and also other firms in the sector, white goods sector has been one of the most innovative sectors in Turkey.

Key words: White goods, value chain, Arçelik, Vestel. JEL Classification: F23

Share this Article

Oxidants and Antioxidants in Medical Science


ScopeMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Author Tools
eJPort Journal Hosting
About ScopeMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Scopemed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Database Service for Scientific Publications. Copyright © ScopeMed® Information Services.
Scopemed Buttons