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タイトル: Selection and utilization of the early harvest list : evidence from the Free Trade Agreement between China and Taiwan
著者: Chang, Kuo-I
Hayakawa, Kazunobu
張, 國益
早川, 和伸
キーワード: China
Taiwan
International trade
FTA
International economic integration
Utilization
Issue Date: Aug-2012
出版者: Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO
引用: IDE Discussion Paper. No. 365. 2012.8
抄録: In this paper, we conducted an empirical investigation into the determinants of FTA utilization in exports from Taiwan to China. To do this, we first estimated the selection equation to see what kinds of products are included in the early harvest list. As a result, we found that Taiwan includes products with a medium magnitude of benefits from tariff removal in the early harvest list. Taiwan also includes products for which ASEAN countries have better access to the China market. We then estimated the equation for the determinants of FTA utilization by introducing an inverse of the Mills ratio estimated in the selection equation. The findings are that, as usual, the FTA rates are more likely to be utilized for products with a larger tariff margin. In addition, some rules of origin are found to be relatively restrictive in terms of discouraging trade.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2344/1169
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