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Trends In Commodity Flows In Uae

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  • Sudhakar Kota

    () (Associate Professor, Dept. of Economics, Skyline University College, Sharjah, UAE)

  • Nizar Sahawneh

    () (Associate Professor, Dept of Management, Skyline University College, Sharjah, UAE)

Abstract

Exports and imports are common areas of study but re- exports as a thrust area has emerged in the recent past and is not clearly understood as to why countries resort to such strategies. A country like UAE with dominance in oil exports is expanding its scope into non oil sector focusing on re-exports. This paper aims at analyzing the factors such as cost efficiencies; asymmetric information, geographical factors and institutional support factors are evaluated through deductive approach.

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  • Sudhakar Kota & Nizar Sahawneh, 2011. "Trends In Commodity Flows In Uae," Journal of Global Business and Economics, Global Research Agency, vol. 3(1), pages 87-100, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:grg:01biss:v:3:y:2011:i:1:p:87-100
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    1. Robert C. Feenstra & Gordon H. Hanson, 2004. "Intermediaries in Entrepot Trade: Hong Kong Re-Exports of Chinese Goods," Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 13(1), pages 3-35, March.
    2. Andriamananjara, Soamiely & Arce, Hugh M. & Ferrantino, Michael J., 2004. "Transshipment in the United States," Working Papers 15871, United States International Trade Commission, Office of Economics.
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    Economic development and globalization;

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    • M0 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - General

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