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India's Trade Competitiveness and Exchange Rate Policy

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dc.contributor.author Bhatt, P.R.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-04-10T09:24:19Z
dc.date.available 2015-04-10T09:24:19Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2259/314
dc.description The Journal of Applied Economic Research 2 : 3 (2008) : 247–264 SAGE Publications Los Angeles/London/New Delhi/Singapor e DOI: 10.1177/097380100800200302 en_US
dc.description.abstract There is a general view that the export performance of India is unsatisfactory because of its low competitiveness, but no systematic attempt has been made to validate this view. India needs a 12 per cent compound annual growth rate for exports during 2002–07 to reach 1 per cent of world exports of USS 80 .5 trillion. The Indian government has made serious efforts to reform trade policies to make exports more competitive globally. An attempt has been made in this article to measure India's trade competitiveness and examine the role of the exchange rate policy in trade competitiveness . The results indicate that when nominal and real exchange rates appreciate, export price competitiveness (Relative Export Price [REP]) improves, but the competitiveness ofprofitability (Relative Profitability of Exports and Profitability of Exports Index) deteriorates. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher The Journal of Applied Economic Research en_US
dc.subject Competitiveness en_US
dc.subject Nominal and Real Effective Exchange Rates en_US
dc.subject Price Index JEL Classification en_US
dc.title India's Trade Competitiveness and Exchange Rate Policy en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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