The Geography of UK International Trade
AbstractThis paper examines how the geography of UK international trade has changed since the UK¿s accession tothe European Economic Community using a newly constructed data set that gives a detailed breakdown ofthe UK¿s imports and exports by both port of entry and exit and commodity. Our results suggest thatbetween 1970 and 1992 overall imports and exports re-orientated in favour of ports located nearer to thecontinent. The vast majority of individual commodities also saw a similar re-orientation.
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UK trade; EEC; economic geography;
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- Overman, Henry G. & Winters, L. Alan, 2005. "The geography of UK international trade," Open Access publications from London School of Economics and Political Science http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/, London School of Economics and Political Science.
- Overman, Henry G. & Winters, L. Alan, 2004. "The Geography of UK International Trade," CEPR Discussion Papers 4259, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration
- F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
- R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
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