The competitiveness of Spanish tomato export in the European Union
AbstractThis paper examines the export performance of Spanish tomatoes in the European Union (EU). The origins and destinations of Spanish tomato exports are examined: Almeria is the main exporting province and Germany the biggest client. The performance of Spain’s North African competitors in the tomato market (mainly Morocco) is also examined, and the structural competitiveness of the countries that export tomatoes to the EU is analysed. Spain has the greatest advantage in this respect, and the largest inter-industry trade. An export model is developed. This model shows that the export of tomatoes from Almeria is not much influenced by shipments from Morocco.
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Length: 26 pages
Date of creation: 16 Jun 2004
Date of revision: 17 Jun 2004
Note: Type of Document - pdf; pages: 26. This paper can be seen in Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research (2004) 2(2), 167-180
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trade; price; competition; cointegration; Almería; strategy;
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- F1 - International Economics - - Trade
- F2 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business
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