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China’s Factor in Recent Global Commodity Price and Shipping Freight Volatilities

  • Feng Lu

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  • Yuanfang Li
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    This paper attempts an investigation on the impact of Chinas factor on the global commodity and ocean shipping freight volatilities in recent years. It measures Chinas contribution to the incremental demand growth for selected bulk commodities and ocean shipping in the world. Chinas impact on the price volatilities is statistically analyzed through a conventional econometric framework.

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    Paper provided by East Asian Bureau of Economic Research in its series Trade Working Papers with number 22889.

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    Date of creation: Jan 2009
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