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Komparatívne výhody zahraničného obchodu - indikátor konkurenčnej schopnosti Slovenskej republiky?
[Comparative advantages of foreign trade - an indicator of SR competitiveness?]


  • Renáta Vokorokosová


This article highlights the diagnosis of selected determinants decisive for evaluation of comparative advantages in a commodity group under corresponding theoretical research of doctrines on comparative advantage, international trade, and competitiveness with view to their contribution to the present pace. However, we put our attention just for selected postulates from their vast hierarchy reflecting the topic most complex. The contents of this article is divided into two parts, the first being more theoretical, followed by a detailed analyses of trade and payment figures of Slovakia since 1995 - 2002. Based on their evaluation we present the RCA index measures within a selected commodity structure. Conclusions are made in form of some proponenments for the future improvement of SR competitive ability within EU.

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  • Renáta Vokorokosová, 2003. "Komparatívne výhody zahraničného obchodu - indikátor konkurenčnej schopnosti Slovenskej republiky?
    [Comparative advantages of foreign trade - an indicator of SR competitiveness?]
    ," Politická ekonomie, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2003(6).
  • Handle: RePEc:prg:jnlpol:v:2003:y:2003:i:6:id:442

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    competitiveness; commodity group; theories of comparative advantage; international trade;

    JEL classification:

    • F40 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - General
    • H60 - Public Economics - - National Budget, Deficit, and Debt - - - General


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