Patterns of world trade in manufactures does trade policy matter?. by L.Alan Winters

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SeriesDiscussion papers / Centre for Economic Policy Research -- no.160
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Abstract. This chapter surveys some of the broad patterns in world trade of manufactured goods over the last two or three decades. It discusses whether they arise from ‘natural’ economic phenomena — factor endowments and technological advance — or from conscious efforts on the parts of governments to control trade through policies such as tariffs and by: 5.

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Developing countries are rapidly increasing their shares of manufactured trade, not just in labour-intensive products, but also in capital- and skill-intensive ones; their shares are rising particularly rapidly in the high-technology area. However, manufactured exports remain highly concentrated in the developing world, with a few countries dominating all forms of export.

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The world-wide expansion of trade after the Second World War was largely possible because of reductions in transaction costs stemming from technological advances, such as the development of commercial civil aviation, the improvement of productivity in the merchant marines, and the democratization of the telephone as the main mode of communication.

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The CIS countries were subject to severe economic shocks in the early s that have yet to be fully absorbed; this is especially true for their manufacturing industries. Manufactured exports fell dramatically after the breakup of the Soviet Union both absolutely and as a percentage of total trade; more recently manufactures have been growing at about the same rate as total exports.

Increased participation in world trade is conventionally seen as the key to economic growth and development. Yet, as this book shows through its detailed examination of world trade patterns over the last 20 years, while developing country exports have grown faster than the world average, the rich countries have meanwhile increased their share in world manufacturing.

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Trade Policies, Developing Countries, and Globalization Introduction The past fifty years have seen dramatic increases in the importance of trade in the world economy. Trade has grown much more rapidly than output, and most of the countries that have grown the fastest have done so with rapid increases in their participation in world trade.

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China is the largest export economy in the world and the 33rd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). InChina exported $T and imported $T, resulting in a positive trade balance of $B. For one, trade between developing countries (SS) now dominates world trade and is growing the fastest.

Second, a clear regional pattern has emerged in that manufacturing is concentrated in Asia, agriculture in the Americas and resource based production in Africa. Third, intra-regional trade dominates global trade with the emergence of regional.

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The chapter previews the Heckscher-Ohlin theory of trade flows in its. The third chapter looks at value creation and trade in manufactures and draws a number of important policy implications for UK manufacturing.

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