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An Analysis on the Environmental Effects of Exporting Trade: Evidence from Zhejiang Province of China

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (volume 136)

Abstract

Based on the theory of Environmental Kuznets Curve, a model of the relationship between income and environment was set up to analyze the environmental effects of exporting trade in Zhejiang including scale effect and composition effect. It concludes that the scale effect and composition effect of export in Zhejiang province is positive presently. In other words, the environment in Zhejiang province of China will be worse with the expanding of trade scale and the fluctuation of trade composition. Whereas, the environment will be better with the increase of high-tech products export.

Keywords

Export Environment Zhejiang province of China 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Latin American Studies InstituteZhejiang International Studies UniversityHangzhouPeoples Republic of China

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