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Fiji’s Intraregional Trade Outcomes

Naidu, Suwastika (2021) Fiji’s Intraregional Trade Outcomes. In: Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer Nature, Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-319-31816-5

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    Abstract

    Trade in the Pacific Island Countries (PICs) is characterized by heavy dependence on imports and a narrow base of exports (Pacific Island Forum Secretariat, 2020). According to the Standard Trade Model, the differences in the factor inputs is the driver of production possibility frontiers and trade outcomes. Similarly, in the context of the PICs, geographical isolation, and lack of resource and factor inputs inhibits the export potential of the PICs. The level of intra-regional trade is quite limited amongst the PICs, and it is expected to grow in the future. With the establishment of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), it is evident that the intra-regional trade is likely to expand in the future (Pacific Island Forum Secretariat, 2020). The main aim of this paper is to examine and discuss Fiji's trade of merchandise and services over the last ten years.

    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
    H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
    Divisions: School of Business and Management (SBM)
    Depositing User: Suwastika Naidu
    Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2021 12:50
    Last Modified: 26 Jul 2021 12:50
    URI: http://repository.usp.ac.fj/id/eprint/12855
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