Impacts of China’s growth on the Brazilian trade
AbstractWe evaluate whether the presence of China in world trade is ultimately beneficial or whether it is a threat to Brazil. Using a gravitational model and a panel data method, we find that the Chinese exports to countries other than Brazil are not hurting the Brazilian exports, although the exports of Brazilian manufactured goods have been displaced by commodities as a result of its commerce with China.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 29283.
Date of creation: 2011
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Publication status: Published in Applied Mathematical Sciences 20.5(2011): pp. 965-972
Brazil; China; trade; gravitational model;
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- F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
- F43 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Economic Growth of Open Economies
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