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Declining U.S. Tobacco Exports to Australia: A Derived Demand Approach to Competitiveness

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  • Beghin, John C.
  • Hu, Fan

The loss of competitiveness of U.S. tobacco leaf exports to Australia is empirically investigated, using industry-level time-series market data. Tobacco-relative prices, market structure, scale, Australian market distortions, and changing characteristics of cigarettes are accounted for in the investigation. A decomposition analysis reveals that a switch to lighter cigarettes and changes in the Australian domestic tobacco content policy are the major contributors to the decline of U.S. tobacco exports. Tobacco price differences between the U.S. and its competitors, alone, cannot explain the loss of competitiveness of U.S. tobacco in Australian cigarette manufacturing.

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Paper provided by Iowa State University, Department of Economics in its series Staff General Research Papers Archive with number 1606.

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Date of creation: 01 May 1995
Publication status: Published in American Journal of Agricultural Economics, May 1995, vol. 77 no. 2, pp. 260-267
Handle: RePEc:isu:genres:1606
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