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Trade Liberalization, Export and Import Growth: Evidence from Uganda

23 November 2012

This concern has motivated researchers to investigate whether or not the impact ... of the trade sector infrastructure, the low value addition and limited research ... Mauritius University of Mauritius_WTO_Uganda_Report research grant.doc ...

Diamond Beneficiation and the WTO

23 November 2012

This paper considers the economics and trade law implications of diamond beneficiation in Botswana and, by extension, thoughout the SADC region. It explains the shift in policy and market position of De Beers which has moved from strident opponent to supp ...

No Chinese Jackets Required: Clothing Quotas, Consumer Prices and Import Quality in South Africa

23 November 2012

of Mauritius No Chinese Jackets Required_V4 wcp research grants.docx Author(s): ...

The Jordanian Export Performance in Perspective: A Constant-Market-Shares Analysis

19 November 2012

This study uses Constant-Market-Shares (CMS) analysis technique to examine Jordan’s export performance. The recently developed UNIDO method has been applied to Jordan’s merchandise exports during the 1998-2010 period. WITS database has been utilized, cove ...

International Competitiveness in Services in Some MENA Countries

19 November 2012

This study analyzes the changes in the levels of competitiveness of four major service sectors –Transport, Communications, Travel, and Other Business Services- by using the market share position of a number of MENA countries. The approach we use will meas ...

Exports Diversification and Economic Growth: Case of Jordan and other

19 November 2012

and Economic Growth research.doc Author(s): Khawlah Abdalla Spetan Download ...

Jordan WTO Accession: A Quantitative Investigation

19 November 2012

In light of Jordan’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2000, this paper explores the im­pact of the this accession on trade flows to investigate whether and how WTO accession facilitates trade growth by applying a standard gravity model. ...

Trade, Export Capacity, and the WTO: Evidence from Jordan

19 November 2012

In this paper we investigate the impact of Jordan’s accession to the WTO on its trade and international competitiveness. Using Jordan’s trade, imports, and exports data over the period 1994-2009, we apply the commonly used gravity model to examine the ass ...

Trade Liberalization Policy: is it working for Jordan?

19 November 2012

Jordan has followed a policy of trade liberalization and active economic integration during the last three decades. Although it has clearly succeeded in expanding the size foreign trade, it is less obvious whether this trade expansion has positively refle ...

Industrial Developments Horizons in Jordan

19 November 2012

  The aim of this study is to investigate Jordan’s industrial performance after its accession to the WTO in 2000 and the completion of its commitments to liberalize commodities trade in 2010.   Key manufacturing performance indicators have been measured f ...