Export Competitiveness of Agri-Products Between China and Central Asian Countries: A Comparative Analysis

Shoufeng CAO, Feng LI, Jiao ZHANG


This paper analyzes export competitiveness of agri-products between China and Central Asian Countries by revealed comparable advantage index and trade competitiveness index, and then comes to the following conclusions: (1) China’s total agri-products do not have comparable advantage, while Central Asian Countries have changed from comparable advantage into comparable disadvantage; (2)The total agri-products of both China and Central Asian Countries have changed from trade competitive advantage into trade competitive disadvantage; (3)China and Central Asain Countries, on specific categories of agri-products,have different advantage structures, which presents vast bilateral trade potential on the basis of comparable advantage.
Key words: China; Central Asian Countries; Agri-products; Competitive advantage

Cet article analyse la compétitivité des exportations des produits d’agro-alimentaires entre la Chine et l'Asie centrale par l'indice de l'avantage révélé comparables et l'indice de compétitivité commerciale, puis arrive aux conclusions suivantes: (1) Chine totale agro-produits n'ont pas d'avantages comparables, tandis que pays d'Asie centrale ont changé depuis avantage comparable en désavantage comparables, (2) Le total des produits agro-alimentaires de la Chine et d'Asie centrale ont changé depuis avantage commercial concurrentiel dans le commerce désavantage concurrentiel; (3) Chine centrale et les pays Asain, sur des catégories spécifiques des produits agroalimentaires, ont des structures différentes parti, qui présente un vaste potentiel commercial bilatéral sur la base d'avantages comparables.
Mots clés: Chine; Pays d'Asie centrale; Produits d’Agro-alimentaire; Avantage concurrentiel


Chine; Pays d'Asie centrale; Produits d’Agro-alimentaire; China; Central Asian Countries; Agri-products; Competitive advantage;Avantage concurrentiel;


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/J.css.1923669720110705.015


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