—The present study focuses on illustrating relevant
regional firm’s integration.
Part one examines the situation of bilateral countries
relationship, and firms’ opportunities at the present behavior of
Part two portrays relevant literature review, conforming to
bring statement of complementing firm’s clusters study, where
the author states ways of cooperation as well as truth.
Part three examines the methodology used on the study,
seeking to provide information of firm’s participation on the
survey, where 55.1% of the total firms sample distribution was
tested to prove the null hypotheses.
Part four is pointing out that, the study has an observation of
174 firms tested by several statistical measures. The data will be
analyzed using Rank Correlation, Correlation Coefficient and
Multiple Regression, as excel is complemented by the
comparison of several variables to tab the data.
Finally, part five depicts the conclusion and the finding
summary by answering the study-aimed questions.
—CELAC, FCI–firms’ cluster integration,
capital investment, production capabilities, expand of
S. Rick Fernandez is with the School of Management at Shanghai
University and Researcher, The Center for Innovation and Knowledge
Management, Shanghai, China (tel: +8613817931651; e-mail:
Cite: S. Rick Fernandez, "Empirical Result on Firms’ Cluster Integration: Should Firms Evolve beyond Their Region?," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.5, no.3, pp. 204-211, 2014.