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The Effect of Maritime Tarnsport on Some Economic Indicators in Turkey


  • Korkmaz, Oya

    () (Bulent Ecevit University)


In this study, whether the number of ships departing and arriving in Turkish ports has effect on industrial production index and total trade (the sum of import and export) was investigated by regression analysis between 2004-2010 years. According to the results obtained, the increase of the number of ship transportation in Turkey creates a positive and statistically significant effect on industrial production index and total trade.

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  • Korkmaz, Oya, 2012. "The Effect of Maritime Tarnsport on Some Economic Indicators in Turkey," Business and Economics Research Journal, Uludag University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, vol. 3(2), pages 1-97, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:buecrj:0087

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    Logistics; Logistics and maritime transportation; Maritime trade; Logistics and export-import relations; Logistics and index of industrial production.;

    JEL classification:

    • F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
    • L91 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Transportation: General


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