A review of technological change of Hong Kong Textile and Clothing industry in relation to the change of the government's industrial policy from 1974 to 2003

Kai Chiu Ho, Chi Leung Hui, Xiaoming Tao, Kwok Wing Yeung

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Based on the findings of the papers (KC Ho et al., 2005a, 2005b), the 'Technometric' model of technological change of textile and clothing (T & C) industry and the key constituents of industrial policy which affects the technological development in the industry adopted by Italy, the USA and HKSAR have been developed. In the present paper, we attempt to measure the technological change of the industry in Hong Kong from 1974 to 2003 with the enhanced 'Technometric' model and compare the results measured with the change of government industrial policy from 1973 to 2003.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)224-259
Number of pages36
JournalInternational Journal of Services, Technology and Management
Issue number2-3
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jun 2007


  • 'Technometric' approach
  • Government industrial policy
  • Industry
  • TC
  • Technological change
  • Textiles and clothing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Strategy and Management
  • Marketing

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