Rising Import Demand in China: Cui Bono and Why?
AbstractThe paper measures income elasticities of demand for manufacturing imports in China since 1990 disaggregated by major trading partners such as the US, Japan, Germany and rest of the EU. German exporters seem to have benefited from the hightest demand elasticities. The paper proposes explanatory factors such as a high degree of integration in international production chains and higher presence of foreign direct investment in China compared to partner countries responsible for the German success.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Kiel Institute for the World Economy in its series Kiel Working Papers with number 1672.
Length: 17 pages
Date of creation: Jan 2011
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Manufactured Imports; China Income Demand; Elasticities;
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- F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
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- NEP-AGR-2011-01-30 (Agricultural Economics)
- NEP-ALL-2011-01-30 (All new papers)
- NEP-INT-2011-01-30 (International Trade)
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