publication . Article . 2014

Chinese Competition and Brazilian Exports of Manufactures

Rhys Jenkins;
Open Access English
  • Published: 06 Feb 2014
  • Country: Japan
Abstract
In recent years concerns have been raised over the impact of Chinese competition on Latin American exports, particularly those from Mexico. This article shows that Brazilian manufactured exports too have been negatively affected, and that this has been reflected in the "primarization" of Brazilian exports and a declining share in the import markets of its major customers. A variety of different indicators were used to analyse the extent to which Brazilian exports have faced competition from China. Constant Market Share analysis was then applied to estimate the quantitative significance of Chinese competition for Brazilian exports. This shows that Brazil has lost...
Subjects
free text keywords: Geography, Planning and Development, Development, Market share analysis, International trade, business.industry, business, Financial crisis, Latin Americans, Economics, China
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publication . Article . 2014

Chinese Competition and Brazilian Exports of Manufactures

Rhys Jenkins;