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La Chine : Prochain Leader Economique De L’Asie Orientale ?

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  • Catherine FIGUIERE

    () (LEPII, Université Pierre Mendès France de Grenoble)

  • Laëtitia GUILHOT

    () (LEPII, Université Pierre Mendès France de Grenoble)

Abstract

Despite China’s growing importance in international economic relations, it cannot be considered yet as the economic leader of East Asia. Its dynamism should be relativized by its development level: China remains a country that lags behind its neighbour, Japan, whose role in this area is still considerable. If China has changed the regional division of work by becoming the export platform to third countries, a gravity model analysing the bilateral trade flows of East Asian countries highlights that China’s participation in it corresponds at best to its economic size.

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  • Catherine FIGUIERE & Laëtitia GUILHOT, 2008. "La Chine : Prochain Leader Economique De L’Asie Orientale ?," Region et Developpement, Region et Developpement, LEAD, Universite du Sud - Toulon Var, vol. 28, pages 151-180.
  • Handle: RePEc:tou:journl:v:28:y:2008:p:151-180
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    Keywords

    CHINE; ASIE ORIENTALE; LEADERSHIP; MODÈLE DE GRAVITÉ;

    JEL classification:

    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration
    • O53 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Asia including Middle East

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