Producer Service and the Added Value of Manufacturing Industries, An Empirical Research Based on Various Industries of Different Countries

  •  Xiaojing Zhang    


This article makes an analysis in the mechanism that how producer service promotes the added value of manufacturing industries. Producer service is regarded as an important source of scare factors for value creation in manufacturing. Therefore, the rapid development of producer service leads to cost cut and efficiency promotion in manufacturing industries. Added value rate is then chosen as the measurement to the influence of producer service on manufacturing. An empirical research is made based on data from China, the Czech Republic, France, Japan, South Korea, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States. It shows that more producer service is used as an input, higher rate of added value can a manufacturing industry gain from it.

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