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Analysis of Import Demand for Wooden Beds in the U.S

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  • Wan, Yang
  • Sun, Changyou
  • Grebner, Donald L.
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    The market of wooden beds in the U.S. has been flooded with imports from China and Vietnam in recent years. Static and dynamic Almost Ideal Demand System models are used to assess the import demand for wooden beds from the top seven supplying countries. The analyses reveal that the antidumping investigation on China has some temporary trade depression effect on China, but trade diversion occur to Vietnam, Indonesia, Canada, and Brazil. The formal implementation of antidumping duties since 2005 has not shown any significant effect on the trade pattern. U.S. consumers spend more on beds from newly industrialized countries and there are moderate degrees of substitution among wooden beds from most countries.

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    Article provided by Southern Agricultural Economics Association in its journal Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics.

    Volume (Year): 42 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 04 (November)
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    Handle: RePEc:ags:joaaec:100522

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    Keywords: antidumping; cointegration; demand elasticity; furniture; trade diversion; Agribusiness; Consumer/Household Economics; Demand and Price Analysis; Financial Economics; Marketing; C32; D12; F14; Q23;

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    1. Wang, Xiaojin & Saghaian, Sayed H., 2012. "The Impact of the Melamine Scandal and other Factors Influencing China's Dairy Imports," 2013 Annual Meeting, February 2-5, 2013, Orlando, Florida 142742, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
    2. Wang, Xiaojin & Reed, Michael, 2013. "Estimation of Import Demand for Fishery Products in the U.S. Using the Source-Differentiated AIDS Model," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 150207, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

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