Global manufactures prices: how do China’s exports compare?

Fu, Xiaolan; Kaplinsky, Raphie and Kale, Dina (2011). Global manufactures prices: how do China’s exports compare? In: Fu, Xiaolan ed. China’s Role in Global Economic Recovery. Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 127–145.

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Abstract

In this chapter, we analyze the evolution of the prices of globally traded manufactures between 1989 and 2006 to explore 1) whether the price-trends of goods exported by China behave differently to those exported by different categories of economies; and 2) whether the price-trends of globally traded goods behave differently depending on their embodied technological content. We focus on the evolution of unit prices of manufactures between 1989 and 2006 across a range of sectors in three major importing markets - the EU, Japan and the United States. ...

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