Título Intra-Regional vs. Extra-Regional Trade Liberalization in Central America
Autores CRISTOBAL CAMPOAMOR , ADOLFO, CARDENETE FLORES, MANUEL ALEJANDRO, CALDENTEY DEL POZO, PEDRO, NEKHAY, OLEXANDR, CARDENETE FLORES, MANUEL ALEJANDRO, NEKHAY, OLEXANDR, CALDENTEY DEL POZO, PEDRO, CRISTOBAL CAMPOAMOR , ADOLFO
Publicación externa No
Medio Emerg. Mark. Financ. Trade
Alcance Article
Naturaleza Científica
Cuartil JCR 3
Cuartil SJR 2
Impacto JCR 1.21400
Ámbito Internacional
Web https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85059043541&doi=10.1080%2f1540496X.2018.1521802&partnerID=40&md5=64c81fe4f801e1ab708f36b3bfdf2e29
Fecha de publicacion 21/06/2019
ISI 000462832200013
Scopus Id 2-s2.0-85059043541
DOI 10.1080/1540496X.2018.1521802
Abstract Although the Central American countries trade very extensively with the USA, the remarkable growth of their intra-regional exports is prone to create more internal added value for the region. Taking this background into account, we use and compare a standard, perfectly competitive and an imperfectly competitive GTAP CGE model based on the GTAP 9 database, to assess different scenarios. Our simulations evaluate the elimination of all existing import taxes and export subsidies in 2011, both at the intra-regional level and vis-a-vis the USA. The results emphasize the preference by most of the Central American countries for the completion of the Customs Union at the expense of a deepening of the DR-CAFTA agreements.
Palabras clave applied general equilibrium; Central America; Free Trade Agreements (FTAs); GTAP
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