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The export behaviour of South African manufacturing firms

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  • Rankin, Neil A.

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This paper presents results based on a recent South African firm-level survey. It examines the export behaviour of South African manufacturing firms, it attempts to characterise the decision to export and it also considers the destination of exports.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 16904.

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Date of creation: Sep 2001
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:16904

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Keywords: Exports; South African firms;

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Cited by:
  1. Neil Rankin, 2006. "The Regulatory Environment and SMMEs. Evidence from South African Firm Level Data," Working Papers 06113, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
  2. Marianne Matthee & Waldo Krugell, 2011. "Barriers to Internationalisation: Firm-Level Evidence from South Africa," Working Papers 2011/09, Maastricht School of Management.
  3. Edwards, Lawrence & Rankin, Neil A. & Schöer, Volker, 2008. "South African exporting firms: What do we know and what should we know?," MPRA Paper 16906, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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