New aspects of intra-industry trade in EU countries
AbstractUsing the HS eight-digit product level trade data of EU countries for the period 1988 â€“ 2010, we analyse Intra-industry trade within EU countries as well as with Eastern European countries and with China. We find the Eastern European countriesâ€™ rise up the quality ladder, and by contrast the substantially lower prices of Chinaâ€™s exports to EU countries vis-Ã -vis Chinaâ€™s imports from them. The contrast between EU trade with the Eastern European countries and with China is present even in very recent years.
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Date of creation: Aug 2012
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Publication status: Published in IDE Discussion Paper. No. 361. 2012.8
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- Tadashi Ito & Toshihiro Okubo, 2012. "New Aspects of Intra-industry Trade in EU Countries," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 35(9), pages 1126-1138, 09.
- Tadashi Ito & Toshihiro Okubo, 2012. "New Aspects of Intra-industry Trade in EU Countries," Keio/Kyoto Joint Global COE Discussion Paper Series 2012-007, Keio/Kyoto Joint Global COE Program.
- F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
- F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-09-09 (All new papers)
- NEP-EUR-2012-09-09 (Microeconomic European Issues)
- NEP-INT-2012-09-09 (International Trade)
- NEP-TRA-2012-09-09 (Transition Economics)
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