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Author Chen, Hong.

Title Pacific Island Countries
Published Washington : International Monetary Fund, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (33 pages)
Series IMF Working Papers ; v. Working Paper No. 14/158
IMF Working Papers
Contents Cover; IMF Working paper; I. INTRODUCTION; II. PICS' COMPARATIVE ADVANTAGE; III. TRADE PERFORMANCES AND PATTERNS; IV. MODELS, ESTIMATION METHODOLOGIES AND DATA; V. GRAVITY FOR PACIFIC GOODS AND SERVICES: ESTIMATION RESULTS; VI. TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE SHIFTING GRAVITY; VII. CONCLUDING REMARKS; References; Appendix: Country List and Data Description
Summary International trade is vital for economic prosperity in Pacific island countries, but their trade performance has been weak over the past decade with the exception of resource-rich countries. Small country size and remoteness from global economic centers may have contributed to this relatively poor performance. However, the emergence of Asia as a global economic center presents Pacific island countries with an unprecedented opportunity to develop trade with Asia, particularly in tourism for a number of PICs. Moreover, if a strong two-way linkage is established between tourism and agriculture,
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Form Electronic book
Author Rauqeuqe, Lanieta.
Singh, Shiu Raj.
Wu, Yiqun, 1976-
Yang, Yongzheng.
ISBN 1498316980
9781498316989