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Export Performance in Chile: Lessons for Africa


  • Agosin, M.


Since the mid-1970s, Chile's exports have expanded at a fast rate, and the export basket has diversified considerably, away from copper towards other primary commodities and commodity-intensive manufactures. This papee explores the causal factors and the policy implications that can be drawn from Chile's experience for countries in Africa wishing to follow a growth strategy based on expanding non-traditional exports.

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  • Agosin, M., 1997. "Export Performance in Chile: Lessons for Africa," Research Paper 144, World Institute for Development Economics Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:wodeec:144

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    1. Federico Bonaglia & Kichiro Fukasaku, 2003. "Export Diversification In Low-Income Countries: An International Challenge After Doha," Development and Comp Systems 0307001, EconWPA.
    2. J. M. Albala-Bertrand, 1999. "Industrial Interdependence Change in Chile: 1960-90 a comparison with Taiwan and South Korea," International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(2), pages 161-191.

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    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade


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