publication . Article . 2015

Trade in value added in the West Pacific: an input-output analysis

Yoichi Nakamura;
Open Access
  • Published: 10 Jun 2015 Journal: Journal of Economic Structures, volume 4 (eissn: 2193-2409, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
Abstract
The evolution of trade between the four regions in the West Pacific in both gross and value added terms is analyzed using international input-output tables. It is found that value added exports of computers and electronic equipment of the Asian economies are very limited in comparison with their gross exports, and that the largest shares of value added exports were accounted for by the services sectors in every region, particularly so in Japan and the US. Surpluses and deficits in bilateral trade balance in value added terms are generally lower than those in gross terms, and that Japan's manufacturing sector played a central role in the production chains in the ...
Subjects
free text keywords: F14, F15, Anthropogenic heat stocks, Value added trade, Input-output table, Industrial linkage, Linkage (mechanical), law.invention, law, Manufacturing sector, Economics, Factor decomposition, Input–output model, Electronic equipment, International trade, business.industry, business, Value added, Bilateral trade, International economics, ddc:330
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