The impact of real exchange rate changes on South African agricultural exports: An error correction model approach
This study evaluates the long run and short run effects of real exchange rate changes on South African agricultural exports using an Error Correction Model (ECM). The results suggest that there is a unidirectional causal flow from exchange rate to agricultural exports. Moreover, appreciation of the Rand will be detrimental to agricultural exports.
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