Empirical Analysis on the International Competitiveness Of Shannxi Agricultural Product

Gen-neng ZHANG, Li-qiu XU, Ou WU


On the foundation of reviewing the trade status of Shannxi agricultural product, adopting Trade Competitive Index, Revealed Comparative Advantage Index and Competitive Advantage Index, this paper calculates and evaluates the international competitiveness of Shannxi agricultural product from 1997 to 2004. It is found that from TC and CA indexes, Shannxi agriculture product is in an advantage position of international competition, while from the RCA index, it doesn’t have a very strong international advantage. In actual application, according to the trade situation of Shannxi agriculture product, we should consider synthetically the calculation results of these three indexes and develop the competitive advantage on the basis of comparative advantage. The conclusion supplies actual mentalities for promoting the international competitiveness of Shannxi agricultural product.
Key words: Empirical analysis, International competitiveness, Shannxi agricultural product
Résumé: Sur la base de la rétrospection du statut commercial du produit agricole du Shannxi et en adoptant l’Index compétitif du commerce, l’Index de l’avantage comparatif révélé et l’Index de l’avantage compétitif, cet essai calcule et évalue la compétitivité internaionale du produit agricole du Shannxi de 1997 à 2004. On trouve que, selon le premier et le troisième indexs, le produit agricole du Shannxi occupe une position avantageuse dans la compétition internationale, alors que d’après le deuxième index, il ne possède pas un avantage international très solide. Dans l’application actuelle, conformément à la situation du commerce du produit agricole du Shannxi, on doit considérer synthétiquement les résultats de calculation des trois index et développer l’avantage compétitif sur la base de l’avantage comparatif. La conclusion justifie les mentalités actuelles qui insistent à promouvoir la compétitivité internationale du produit agricole du Shannxi.
Mots-Clés: analyse empirique, compétitivité internationale, produit agricole du Shannxi

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.css.1923669720060203.011


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