Exchange rate volatility and exports evidence from the ASEAN-China free trade area.
Chit, Myint Moe (2008) Exchange rate volatility and exports evidence from the ASEAN-China free trade area. Journal of Chinese Economics and Business Studies, 6 (3). pp. 261-277. ISSN 1476-5284
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This paper examines the impact of exchange rate volatility on the bilateral exports within the ASEAN-China Free Trade Area (ACFTA) by using a generalized gravity model. A panel data set of 20 bilateral observations for the period from 1982:Q1 to 2005:Q1 is estimated using fixed-effect and random effect methods. Panel unit-roots and panel cointegration tests confirm the long-run relationship among the variables. The empirical results suggest that bilateral real exchange rate volatility has a statistically significant negative impact on the bilateral exports of the major ACFTA countries. But the magnitude of the impact appears to be fairly small.
|Keywords (uncontrolled):||ACFTA; trade; exchange rate volatility|
|Research Areas:||A. > Business School > Economics|
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|Depositing User:||Dr Myint Chit|
|Date Deposited:||19 Feb 2010 13:40|
|Last Modified:||15 Dec 2015 15:08|
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