Rankin, Neil A. (2001): The export behaviour of South African manufacturing firms.
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This paper presents results based on a recent South African firm-level survey. It examines the export behaviour of South African manufacturing firms, it attempts to characterise the decision to export and it also considers the destination of exports.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The export behaviour of South African manufacturing firms|
|Keywords:||Exports; South African firms|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L2 - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior > L25 - Firm Performance: Size, Diversification, and Scope
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F10 - General
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F14 - Empirical Studies of Trade
|Depositing User:||Neil A. Rankin|
|Date Deposited:||22. Aug 2009 14:06|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 12:28|
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