Are US Exports Different from China's Exports? Evidence from Japan's Imports

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Are US exports different from China's exports? If so, how? This article attempts to answer this question, using product-level manufacturing import data from Japan. To make the comparison clear, this article also examines exports from the EU. The results indicate that more than 85 per cent and 83 per cent of products exported by the US and the EU, respectively, to Japan are also commonly exported from China. Both the US and the EU export products are priced higher than China's export products, regardless of industries. This result suggests that quality differences matter in explaining the high overlap of China's export products with US and EU export products. In some industries, however, the price differences of US and EU exports relative to China's exports are relatively small. This result implies that either Chinese firms are upgrading the quality of their products, or US and EU firms are improving their efficiencies such that they can compete with Chinese firms.

本文言語English
ページ(範囲)1302-1324
ページ数23
ジャーナルWorld Economy
33
10
DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2010 10 1
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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 会計
  • 財務
  • 経済学、計量経済学
  • 政治学と国際関係論

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