NIC

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NIC

abbreviation for
1. newly industrialized country
2. (Automotive Engineering) Nicaragua (international car registration)
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This increase in GDP over 12 years compares favourably to Asia: the average level (2000=100) in the newly industrialized countries of Asia in 2012 was 248, with the second tier group of newly industrializing countries at 386, only slightly higher than most CEECs.
Coming on top of a variety of earlier shocks, including higher oil prices, political uncertainties, and in some cases weakening confidence as a result of lagging structural reforms, growth prospects have declined further for most of the newly industrialized countries and members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN).
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.
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.
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].
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.
The report says that the highest growth for battery demand over the next few years will be in the newly industrialized countries in Asia and the Pacific region.
He outlines the existing militarization literature concerning traditional societies, newly industrialized countries (NICs), and inclustrialized societies before discussing the five hypotheses he will test.