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Trade creation and trade diversion under NAFTA

Anne O. Krueger

Trade creation and trade diversion under NAFTA

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Free trade -- North America.,
  • Mexico -- Commercial policy.,
  • Mexico -- Commerce.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnne O. Krueger.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 7429, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 7429.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p. ;
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22392985M


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Trade creation and trade diversion under NAFTA by Anne O. Krueger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Trade Creation and Trade Diversion Under NAFTA Anne O. Krueger. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in December NBER Program(s):International Finance and Macroeconomics, International Trade and InvestmentCited by: Trade creation and trade diversion under NAFTA.

Aggregate and more micro data on trade between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are used to attempt to. Based on early returns, the impact of NAFTA over its first three years does not appear to have Trade creation and trade diversion under NAFTA book large relative to the effects of these other events.

Trade creation and trade diversion under NAFTA book, Anne O., Trade Creation and Trade Diversion Under NAFTA (December ).Cited by: U.S-Mexico trade agreement under NAFTA has been trade creating rather than trade diverting. Key Words: agricultural sector, NAFTA, panel data, tariffs, trade creation, trade diversion JEL Classifications: F10, F15, Q17, Q18, C31, C33; The surge of free trade agreements (FTAs) has.

Based on the results of this study, we could confirm that 1) the effect on trade creation of NAFTA is greater than the effect on trade diversion, which leads to positive effect of NAFTA on the North American strawberry market, 2) the difference between the local price and the imported price might be due to high non-tariff trade costs that exist between borders, 3) market integration simulation shows trade creation Author: Youngjae Lee, Lynn Kennedy.

Mercosur and Nafta, on two concepts of we lfare, trade creation and trade diversion. This is done through the estimation of grav ity equations by panel data.

An Econometric Analysis of Trade Diversion under NAFTA Kyoji Fukao, Hitotsubashi University Toshihiro Okubo, Hitotsubashi University Robert M. Stern, University Abstract We provide an econometric analysis of whether or not the tariff preferences extended to Canada and Mexico under NAFTA may have resulted in trade diversion.

Trade Creation and Trade Diversion In this section, we present an analysis of trade diversion and trade creation. The analysis uses a partial equilibrium framework, which means that we consider the effects of preferential trade liberalization with respect to a representative industry.

(Note: trade diversion and creation can occur regardless of whether a preferential trade agreement, a free trade area or a customs union is formed. For convenience we'll refer to the arrangement as a free trade area (FTA)) The attention in this analysis will be on Country A, one of Trade creation and trade diversion under NAFTA book two FTA members.

An Econometric Analysis of Trade Trade creation and trade diversion under NAFTA book under NAFTA Kyoji Fukao, Hitotsubashi University Toshihiro Okubo, Hitotsubashi University Robert M.

Stern, University of Michigan Abstract We provide an econometric analysis of Trade creation and trade diversion under NAFTA book or not the tariff preferences extended to Canada and Mexico under NAFTA may have resulted in trade diversion.

Trade creation and trade diversion under NAFTA. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Anne O Krueger; National Bureau of Economic Research.

Downloadable. Aggregate and more micro data on trade between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are used to attempt to assess the early effects of Mexican entry into NAFTA.

Although the fraction of Mexican trade with the U.S. and Canada has risen sharply, a number of factors have contributed to this result. Mexican reduction of tariffs and quantitative restrictions and the. This paper examines the effect of the U.S.-Mexico trade agreement under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Trade creation and trade diversion under NAFTA book results suggest that U.S. agricultural imports from Mexico have been responsive to tariff rate reductions applied to Mexican products.

A one percentage point decrease in tariff rates is associated with an increase in U.S. agricultural imports from.

Trade Creation and Trade Diversion under NAFTA. Aggregate and more micro data on trade between the US, Canada, and Mexico are used to assess the early effects of Mexican entry into NAFTA.

Although the shares of Mexican trade with the US and Canada have risen noticeably, several factors have contributed to this outcome. Trade creation and trade diversion Suppose that with free trade, the cost to the United States of importing a sweater from Mexico is $, and the cost of importing a sweater from China is $ A sweater produced in the United States costs $   Trade Creation and Trade Diversion in the North American Free Trade Agreement: The Case of the Agricultural Sector - Volume 39 Issue 1 - Dwi Susanto, C.

Parr Rosson, Flynn J. AdcockCited by: while trade creation would be caused by various factors besides the reduction in tariff rates. As for specific RTAs, the EU is shown to have a trade creation effect in trade of agricultural commodities, while the AFTA and the NAFTA have trade creation effects in all types of machinery Size: KB.

An econometric analysis of trade diversion under NAFTA. We provide an econometric analysis of whether or not the tariff preferences extended to Canada and Mexico under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) may have resulted in trade diversion.

Trade creation and trade diversion under NAFTA. National Bureau of Economic Research Cited by: Trade Creation and Trade Diversion Roberta Piermartini Bangkok, 22 March Partial Equilibrium (Graphical Analysis) The home country H is assumed to be small compared to the partner P and the rest of the world W.

It faces an infinitely elastic supply at prices pp and pw. Before forming a CU, H is assumed to have aFile Size: KB. by Christopher S. Magee* Abstract. This paper examines whether considerations about trade creation (TC) and trade diversion (TD) enter into the decisions countries make about joining free trade areas.

First I generate estimates of trade creation and diversion for each new trade agreement started between and File Size: 72KB. The theory of trade creation and trade diversion.

The unilateral removal of a tariff generally increases imports of the good in ques- tion, increasing domestic consumption and reducing domestic gains to consumers outweigh the loss of tariff revenue and producer surplus, leading to overall welfare gains.

In a working paper titled “Trade Creation and Trade Diversion under NAFTA,” Anne Krueger presents an analysis of the changes in the trade flows of the three countries during the first few years of by: 1.

First, we use a method of estimating trade diversion pioneered by Romalis () in his assessment of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Canadian-U.S. Free Trade Agreement. This involves measuring whether U.S. imports from third countries were sensitive to the U.S. tariff preferences extended to South Korean : Katheryn N.

Russ, Deborah L. Swenson. Trade creation. When customs unions are established the flow of trade between countries involved in the new union and those outside will be affected.

Customs unions eliminate barriers to trade between members, which is assumed to provide a considerable incentive to increase trade between members and to reduce trade between members and non-members.

A Mexican truck will make a delivery to a Dallas suburb this afternoon, thereby realizing some of the liberalization promised by NAFTA 17 years ago. WaPo: The first Mexican carrier to deliver goods in the U.S.

interior under a long-delayed free-trade provision is scheduled to enter the country at Laredo, Texas, shortly after midday Friday. Trade creation is the creation of an area in which countries can trade goods without restrictions.

This area then creates a redirection of the flow of goods to a different country that uses. Trade creation is an economic term related to international economics in which trade flows are redirected due to the formation of a free trade area or a customs issue was firstly brought into discussion by Jacob Viner (), together with the trade diversion effect.

In the former case after the formation of economic union, the cost of the goods considered is. The analysis is per-formed at the 2-digit industry level as well as the more disaggregated 4-digit sector level.

We conclude that there is little evidence of trade diversion in tex-tiles frequently attributed to NAFTA, while trade creation is clearly present. 2 I. Introduction If a trade economist were abruptly woken up by somebody shouting, “preferential trade agreements” (PTAs), their first thought is likely to be “trade creation and trade diversion”.3 That is a measure of the influence of Jacob Viner’s classic book The Customs Union Issue (Viner, ) on the profession and the policy debate on the trade effects and, hence, theFile Size: 1MB.

It is possible that trade diversion will lead to an increase in UK welfare if 2 + 4 > 5, this is shown below. These theories of trade creation and trade diversion hold for any good, e.g., agricultural goods (CAP). A trading bloc is more likely to lead to trade diversion rather than trade creation if.

Trade creation and trade diversion In analyzing the welfare effects produced by trading blocs, the concepts of trade creation and trade diversion were first used by Viner (). In his book, he establishes a dichotomy by pointing trade creation as something that enhances welfare and trade diversion as something that reduces welfare.

Imagine a group of countries wishes to abolish trade barriers amongst themselves-say the US, Mexico and Canada. They might to do so by lowering or eliminating tariffs, or abolishing work permits. They nonetheless will retain these barriers for the.

Trade Creation and Trade Diversion Under NAFTA. By Anne O. Krueger. and Mexico are used to attempt to assess the early effects of Mexican entry into NAFTA. Although the fraction of Mexican trade with the U.S. and Canada has risen sharply, a number of factors have contributed to this result.

Trade Creation and Trade Diversion Under : Anne O. Krueger. This paper presents an industry-level analysis of trade flows in order to estimate the trade effects of Turkey’s customs union with the European Community (EC).

The paper is able to distinguish between trade creation and trade diversion by employing tariff data on each good to measure the impact of not only the tariff level but also the difference between tariffs Cited by: 7. Classification is used to empirically assess the economic benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Import demand elasticities from a dynamic demand model were used to estimate both trade creation and trade diversion effects of removing all tariff barriers from among NAFTA countries - US, Canada and Mexico. Trade creation takes place when domestic consumers in countries import more goods and services as import prices fall due to a removal of import tariffs and import quotas; production will shift to a lower cost producer.

Trade creation. A free trade agreement is likely to increase efficiency because of _____. trade diversion. Because the size of the market increases when trade barriers fall, companies can increase their production, which will result in lower costs per unit.

Under NAFTA, rules of origin ensure that _____. Trade Creation and Trade Diversion Trade Creation (definition): refers to the situation where higher cost products (imported or domestically produced) are replaced by lower cost imports.

Trade Diversion (definition): refers to the situation where lower cost imports are replaced by higher cost imports from a member after the formation of the bloc. The aim of this paper is to illustrate an Excel spreadsheet * simulation that can be used to determine the trade creation and trade diversion effects of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

As a case study it is assumed that Zambia is entering into an FTA with South Africa. In fact they have become increasingly irrelevant, and with them much of the standard ‘trade creation and trade diversion’ approach to estimating the worthiness of a regional trading agreement.

According to the World Bank (, p. 66), the average tariff of NAFTA countries comes to approximately three per cent and that of AFTA slightly less. Trade diversion is an economic term related to pdf economics in which trade is pdf from a more efficient exporter towards a less efficient one by the formation of a free trade agreement or a customs cost of good becomes cheaper when trading within the agreement because of the low tariff.

This is as compared to trading with countries outside the. Trade Creation and Diversion- Introduction Important in the context of FTA FTA- considered discriminatory May lead to trade diversion- loss for importing country Trade creation- Main objective when implementing FTA Trade diversion- significant effect on GDP of a country, consequently on other parameters as well.

3. Trade creation and trade diversion ebook. Trade Creation and Trade Diversion Turkey and European Union This is an analysis of trade diversion and trade creation. The analysis uses a partial equilibrium framework, which means that we consider the effects of preferential trade liberalization with respect to a representative industry.