Lim, Sokchea and Khun, Channary (2010): U.S. Bilateral Trade Deficits with China and Japan: The Role of Japanese Direct Investment. Published in: The Empirical Economics Letters , Vol. 10, No. 6 (June 2011): pp. 527-534.
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This paper argues that Japanese Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in China plays a critical role in home and host country’s bilateral trade imbalances with the U.S. Using six cross-sectional panel data from 1981 to 2007, we find strong evidence in support of the role of Japanese FDI in mounting U.S.-China trade imbalance and in reducing deficit of U.S. trade with Japan. The devaluation of Chinese Yuan does not affect its bilateral trade balance with the U.S. and there are mixed evidence in terms of the relationship between the Japanese Yen exchange rate and the U.S.-Japan trade deficit.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||U.S. Bilateral Trade Deficits with China and Japan: The Role of Japanese Direct Investment|
|English Title:||U.S. Bilateral Trade Deficits with China and Japan: The Role of Japanese Direct Investment|
|Keywords:||Foreign Direct Investment, Bilateral Trade Imbalance, Devaluation of Exchange Rate|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F13 - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
F - International Economics > F2 - International Factor Movements and International Business
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade
|Depositing User:||Sokchea Lim|
|Date Deposited:||16. Mar 2012 10:51|
|Last Modified:||20. Feb 2013 22:30|
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