Growth and Pattern of Intra-Industry Trade in Manufactures in Inida's Overall Trade:A Quantitative Analysis
AbstractThis paper analyses empirical evidences of growing volume of Intra-industry trade in India during 1975-1992. Quantitative evidences show that trade in manufactured products has increased with rapid industrialisation leading to genesis of intra-industry trade. Measures of Grubel-Lloyd Intra-industry trade indexes for India’s trade with the world, the Asian economies and the developed countries are calculated. It shows that India’s intra-industry trade is more with the developed countries than with the developing countries. Also, we observe that burgeoning volume of intra-industry trade is positively associated with (i) per capita GNP; (ii) trade openness; (iii) share of manufacturing exports in total exports.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 37919.
Date of creation: 2003
Date of revision: 2005
Publication status: Published in Indian Journal of Economics and Business 1.4(2005): pp. 161-184
Intra-industry trade; India's trade pattern; Manufactures trade; trade openness; development; Grubel-Lloyd index;
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