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Export industry structure upgrading and China's vertical specialization
Author(s): Yinghua Meng
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We computed the ratio of China's vertical specialization with revising method of Hummels et al. (2001). We found that China's export has the traits of processing trade, and Asian countries are the main exporter of intermediate goods to China; there is strong positive relationship between export ratio and ratio of China's vertical specialization, indicates that importing of intermediate goods play an important role in China's industry upgrading, China's comparative advantage of export still lies in low price of labor; even if China's production still locates in low value added stage in international supply chain, but China has began to advance its industry structure, and change the mode of production and trade that rely processing trade too much.

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Date Published: 28 October 2011
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 8205, 2011 International Conference on Photonics, 3D-Imaging, and Visualization, 820524 (28 October 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.905908
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Yinghua Meng, Shanghai Lixin Univ. of Commerce (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8205:
2011 International Conference on Photonics, 3D-Imaging, and Visualization
Egui Zhu, Editor(s)

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