Ningbo International Trade and Its Influence on Economic Growth
Zhixiong Gao, Jing Peng, Shanbo Ma
Available Online February 2017.
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- Ningbo international trade; Economic growth; Trade competitiveness index;Trade structure
- As a coastal city, Ningbo is the main force to participate in the one belt and one road initiative. This paper analyzes the current situation of Ningbo international trade in aspect of composition of trade commodity, geographical distribution, the competitiveness of electromechanical and high-tech products. Based on 6 county-level cities panel data during 2005 to 2014, this paper also empirically studies the impact of trade on economic growth. The results demonstrate that Ningbo international trade has increased rapidly since 1985, its export or import market mainly concentrate in developed regions or close to Ningbo city, Ningbo exports labor intensive products and imports technology intensive ones, electromechanical products have stronger competitiveness. The empirical results prove a positive and significant impact of trade on economic growth.
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TY - CONF AU - Zhixiong Gao AU - Jing Peng AU - Shanbo Ma PY - 2017/02 DA - 2017/02 TI - Ningbo International Trade and Its Influence on Economic Growth BT - 2016 7th International Conference on Education, Management, Computer and Medicine (EMCM 2016) PB - Atlantis Press SN - 2352-538X UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/emcm-16.2017.255 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/emcm-16.2017.255 ID - Gao2017/02 ER -