Economics at your fingertips  

Does ASEAN Freer Trade Benefit Malaysia?

Jamal Othman and Yaghoob Jafari

Aussenwirtschaft, 2010, vol. 65, issue 2, 191-214

Abstract: This paper examines the impact of intra-ASEAN trade liberalization (AFTA) using a multicountry, computable general equilibrium model (GTAP Model) with special focus onMalaysia. The study considers the full elimination of intra-ASEAN import taxes and export subsidies. Results suggest that Malaysia's GDP would only increase marginally while the effects on the individual commodity sectors in the country differ substantially. Specifically, Malaysian processed food and textiles are anticipated to expand pronouncedly following the intra-ASEAN freer trade.

JEL-codes: F15 D58 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2010-06
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link) (application/pdf)

Related works:
Working Paper: Does ASEAN Freer Trade Benefit Malaysia? (2009) Downloads
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link:

Access Statistics for this article

More articles in Aussenwirtschaft from University of St. Gallen, School of Economics and Political Science, Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economics Research Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Stefan Legge ().

Page updated 2020-06-29
Handle: RePEc:usg:auswrt:2010:65:2:191-214