Global Production Networks and the People’s Republic of China’s Processing Trade

Published By: ADBI on eSS | Published Date: December, 18 , 2009

This paper unveils a systematic pattern in the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) processing trade. In a cross-section of the PRC’s provinces, the average distance traveled by processing imports (import distance) is negatively correlated with the average distance traveled by processing exports (export distance). To explain this pattern, we set up a three- country industry-equilibrium model in which heterogeneous firms from two advanced economies. [ADBI Working Paper 175]

Author(s): Alyson C. Ma, Ari Van Assche, Chang Hong | Posted on: Oct 18, 2010 | Views(790) | Download (517)


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