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Sub-Saharan Africa
			: Forging New Trade Links with Asia

Sub-Saharan Africa : Forging New Trade Links with Asia »

Series: IMF Special Issues

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Kevin Carey , and Ulrich Jacoby

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 October 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589066670.058

ISBN: 9781589066670

Keywords: Export diversification, Trade policy, trade flows, total exports, export shares, trade patterns, rules of origin

What is the impact on trade in sub-Saharan Africa of the recent rapid growth in China and other Asian countries, and the associated commodity price boom? This paper looks at how trading patterns (both destinations...

Geography, Trade Patterns, and Economic Policy

Geography, Trade Patterns, and Economic Policy »

Source: Geography, Trade Patterns, and Economic Policy

Volume/Issue: 1994/16

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Carlos Asilis , and Luis Rivera-Batiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1994

ISBN: 9781451843330

Keywords: wages, trade patterns, wage, benefits

This paper presents a geographical theory of location and interregional trade. Location is treated as an endogenous variable by firms, consumers and perfectly mobile workers in a two-sector economy. Space plays a c...

China’s Changing Trade and the Implications for the CLMV

China’s Changing Trade and the Implications for the CLMV »

Source: China's Changing Trade and the Implications for the CLMV

Volume: 16

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Koshy Mathai , Geoff Gottlieb , Gee Hee Hong , Sung Eun Jung , Jochen M. Schmittmann , and Jiangyan Yu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2016

ISBN: 9781513544991

Keywords: Trade partners, Global trade, Trade flows, Trade patterns, trade,labor,clmv

China's trade patterns are evolving. While it started in light manufacturing and the assembly of more sophisticated products as part of global supply chains, China is now moving up the value chain, 'onshoring' the...

Trade Effects of Currency Unions

Trade Effects of Currency Unions »

Source: Trade Effects of Currency Unions : Do Economic Dissimilarities Matter?

Volume/Issue: 2008/249

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giorgia Albertin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2008

ISBN: 9781451871074

Keywords: Currency Union, Enlargement, Economic Dissimilarities, Intra-industry Trade, bilateral trade, trade costs, member country, trade effects, patterns of trade,

This paper provides a general equilibrium analysis of the trade effects of the formation of a currency union, and of its subsequent enlargement to include an economically dissimilar country. Furthermore, it investi...

The Global Financial Crisis: Trade Trajectories

The Global Financial Crisis: Trade Trajectories »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, Fall-Winter 2019

Volume/Issue: 19/003

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2019

ISBN: 9781513523972

Keywords: International trade, Trade liberalization, Patterns of trade, Trade restrictions, Trade models, IRB, IMF, tariff, research conference, tariff reduction

It has been two years since the trade tensions erupted and not only captured policymakers' but also the research community's attention. Research has quickly zoomed in on understanding trade war rhetoric, tariff imp...

Review of Fund Work on Trade

Review of Fund Work on Trade »

Source: Review of Fund Work on Trade

Volume/Issue: 2005/035

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 July 2005

ISBN: 9781498331876

Keywords: Collaboration with World Bank, Executive Board work program, Fund, Trade, Trade policy, Economic integration, Patterns of trade, Balance of payments, International trade agreements, trade-related

The Fund has responded to a number of recent challenges facing its members by stepping up its work on trade. The Fund's trade agenda has been shaped by both Executive Board guidance and demands on missions. The pre...

The WTO Doha Trade Round - Unlocking the Negotiations and Beyond

The WTO Doha Trade Round - Unlocking the Negotiations and Beyond »

Source: The WTO Doha Trade Round - Unlocking the Negotiations and Beyond

Volume/Issue: 2011/095

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 16 November 2011

ISBN: 9781498338257

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, International trade, Multilateral trade negotiations, Trade liberalization, World Trade Organization, Real sector, Trade policy, Globalization

This note provides an update on the status of Doha negotiations and an outlook on significant non-Doha trade issues that should be tackled in the near future. Section II investigates what has stalled progress on Do...

Managed Trade: What Could be Possible Spillover Effects of a Potential Trade Agreement Between the U.S. and China?1

Managed Trade: What Could be Possible Spillover Effects of a Potential Trade Agreement Between the U.S. and China?1 »

Source: Managed Trade: What Could be Possible Spillover Effects of a Potential Trade Agreement Between the U.S. and China?

Volume/Issue: 2019/251

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Eugenio Cerutti , Shan Chen , Pragyan Deb , Albe Gjonbalaj , Swarnali Hannan , and Adil Mohommad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

ISBN: 9781513518312

Keywords: Bilateral trade, Balance of trade, Patterns of trade, Trading systems, Trade policy, Managed trade deal, spillover effects., WP, extra purchase, size-based

The trade discussions between the U.S. and China are on-going. Not much is known about the shape and nature of a potential agreement, but it seems possible that it would include elements of managed trade. This pape...

Regional Growth Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa1

Regional Growth Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa1 »

Source: Regional Growth Spillovers in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2019/160

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Francisco Arizala , Matthieu Bellon , and Margaux MacDonald

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320498

Keywords: Globalization, Bilateral trade, Patterns of trade, International trade agreements, External shocks, Growth, Regional Integration, Spillovers, Africa., intra-regional

This paper documents the steady increase in intraregional trade in sub-Saharan Africa since 1980, links this rise to important growth spillovers in the region, and identifies the main source countries and those mos...

International Trade and Corporate Market Power*

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International Trade and Corporate Market Power* »

Source: International Trade and Corporate Market Power

Volume/Issue: 2020/131

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jesus Gonzalez-Garcia , and Yuanchen Yang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 July 2020

ISBN: 9781513550473

Keywords: Real sector, Economic policy, Economic reforms, Patterns of trade, Bilateral trade, Commodity trade, competition, developing countries, emerging markets, international trade

This paper examines the effect of international trade on corporate market power in emerging market economies and developing countries, with a special focus on sub-Saharan Africa. The analysis is based on a large fi...