Competitiveness of CFGT

  • Soumyananda Dinda
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Competitiveness index has used to measure international market power in CFGT trade and its sub-categories in Asia. As per competitiveness index figures, Japan, China and Hong Kong were the most important economies from Asia in world export of CFGT in 2002 and 2008. Among the performers India, China and South Korea’s competitiveness has improved their positions in the pre-global crisis period.


Competitiveness index RCA CFGT CCT EEL WE SPVS OC SAARC ASEAN APTA Emerging market Asia China Japan Hong Kong India South Korea 


  1. UNESCAP. 2007. Trade Statistics in Policy Making: A Handbook of Commonly used Trade indices and Indicator, Prepared by Mia Mikic and John Gilbert, Bangkok.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Soumyananda Dinda
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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of BurdwanBurdwanIndia

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