NIC

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NIC

abbreviation for
1. newly industrialized country
2. (Automotive Engineering) Nicaragua (international car registration)
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- Although there is a clear upgrading in the level of technology of the exports,5 it is decisively lower than in the case of the newly industrialized countries of Asia.
They favor outward-oriented policies as the economies of the so-called newly industrialized countries of the Asian Pacific Rim, such as Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Japan, whereas India and Pakistan have favored inward-oriented policies during a great part of their economic histories.
Part IV emphasizes studies on newly industrialized countries in Asia.
In addition, reporters and editors failed to notice a phenomenon in many developing and newly industrialized countries. Governments would admit to a lack of Y2K preparedness while business and utilities managers on the grassroots level were fixing the computer problems without fanfare, beneath the media's radar.
According to the Asian Development Bank, the newly industrialized countries of Southeast Asia grew by an average of 7 percent in 1999, after their economies had contracted by 1.9 percent in 1998.
Favoured terms that are now used to describe what used to be called the Third World are "less developed countries" (LDCs) or "developing countries." Some of the nations that have made progress are called "newly industrialized countries" (NICs).
The first three chapters look at the industrial countries of Australia, New Zealand, and Japan, followed by a discussion about three newly industrialized countries: Hong Kong, South Korea, and Taiwan.
Recently, researchers have begun to examine quality practices in newly industrialized countries such as Singapore (Pheng, 1993; Pheng & Hwa, 1994), Taiwan (Tam & Lu, 1995), and Hong Kong (Lam, 1995), and in developing countries such as India (Lakhe & Mohanty, 1994; Motwani, Mahmoud, & Rice, 1994), China (Zhao, Young, & Zhang, 1995), and Mexico (Tata & Prasad, 1998; Vargas & Johnson, 1992).
In addition, based on 1996 global steel casting shipments, Monroe said that newly industrialized countries have too little capacity to produce the steel castings that they need [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
It also discusses public and private sector involvement in industrial development raising pertinent issues about the role the state should play in industrial environment as SSA embarks on its path to attain Newly Industrialized Countries (NICs) status.
The models are designed specifically for developing or newly industrialized countries with collectivist cultures and are tested with consumer samples from Taiwan, Thailand, and Malaysia.
A worldwide comparison of labor costs shows why the industry is rapidly relocating away from the newly industrialized countries - where wage costs are rising - and toward countries with lower wage costs.