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Trade Orientation In The Eu In The Aftermath Of The Financial Crisis


  • Cristian SPIRIDON

    () (Doctoral School of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania)


The present paper aims to analyze the impact the economic crisis bursted out in the United States at the end of 2007 and quasi spreaded all over the world had on the (re) orientation of trade flows (exports) among European Union member states in general, and Romania in particular. As observation and analysis data tool we chose groupings, tabular and graphical representation. The analysis will be conducted at individual and group of countries levels. The main findings will show that although the geographic network of member states trade has been seriously shaken by the crisis, export flows orientatio remained quite similar to the period previous to economic decline. As for Romania, its exports prove to be influenced by the economic situation of the main European partners.

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  • Cristian SPIRIDON, 2014. "Trade Orientation In The Eu In The Aftermath Of The Financial Crisis," CES Working Papers, Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, vol. 6(4), pages 136-143, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:jes:wpaper:y:2014:v:6:i:4:p:136-143

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    financial crisis; international trade; European Union; high-income economies; North-South trade flows;

    JEL classification:

    • F01 - International Economics - - General - - - Global Outlook
    • F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
    • F40 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - General
    • F41 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Open Economy Macroeconomics
    • F60 - International Economics - - Economic Impacts of Globalization - - - General


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