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Export Performance in Europe :, What Do We Know from Supply Links?, Jesmin Rahman, Tianli Zhao

One of the most important recent developments in international trade is the increasing interconnectedness of export production through a vertical trading chain network that streches across many countries, with each country specializing in particular stages of a good’s production. Using value added trade statistics, this paper tries to dissect and reshape understanding of European exports: where exports values are created, the role of vertical supply links in export growth, what is contributing to the growth in supply links, and how comparative advantages of countries are affected by supply links over time. Our analysis finds strong role of supply links in cross-country export performance in Europe, where these links between countries grew based on physical proximity, cost differential and similarity in export structure
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; I. Motivation; Figures; 1. Real GDP and Exports Growth, World and Europe; 2. Trade Flow in Gross Term and Value-Added Term; II. Dissecting Gross Exports in Europe; 3. Decomposition of Gross Exports into Value Added Exports; 4. The Role of Domestic Value-Added and Supply Links in Exports Growth, 1995-2008; 5. Domestic VA Exports in Europe, 1995-2008; Tables; 1. Domestic VA Expoert Performance in Europe, 1995-2008; 2. Impact of Foreign VA Growth on Domestic VA Growth; 6. Exports Growth During 1995-2008; III. What Factors Help Countries Establish Links?
Literary Form
non fiction
March 2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (53 p.)
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