‘Big Four’: Lessons from the Asian Tigers

Assembling of vehicles goes on at Associated Vehicle Assembly in Jomvu, Mombasa County, on January 24, 2018. The rise of the Asian Tigers hinged greatly on programmes in areas such as the manufacturing industry. PHOTO | LABAN WALLOGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The South Korean government provided subsidised mortgages to low-income groups.
  • South Korea and Taiwan adopted high-yield seeds and crops and use of fertiliser and modern agricultural equipment and machinery.

The “Asian Tigers” are the highly developed economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.

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