Comparative Advantage

  • Soumyananda Dinda
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This chapter identifies trade advantage on CFGT and its sub-categories in Asia and subregions. RCA and Michelaye indices indicate that China, Hong Kong and Japan had enjoyed comparative advantage in CFGT trade in the period of 2002–2017. Most of countries in Asia imported CFGT during 2002–2008; however, they did not enjoy comparative advantage in CFGT export for the said period.


RCA CFGT CCT EEL WE SPVS OC SAARC ASEAN APTA Emerging market Pre-global financial crisis Asia China Japan Hong Kong Indonesia Thailand Malaysia India Pakistan Singapore South Korea 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Soumyananda Dinda
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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of BurdwanBurdwanIndia

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