Accumulating trade costs and competitiveness in global value chains

Research, Other literature type English OPEN
Escaith, Hubert; Diakantoni, Antonia; Roberts, Michael; Verbeet, Thomas;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Geneva: World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.30875/7ed74c28-en, doi: 10.13140/rg.2.2.13663.66726
  • Subject: F61 | C67 | international input-output analysis | F23 | F14 | F13 | competitiveness | effective rate of protection | trade in value-added | Global Value Chains | trade facilitation | trade costs
    • ddc: ddc:330

Trade costs such as applied tariffs, transportation and insurance costs are amplified as they pass through the multiple production steps associated with modern supply chains. This so-called "cascade effect" arises since trade costs accumulate as intermediate goods are i... View more
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