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Enhancing Colombia’s Export Diversification: A Normative Approximation, with an Emphasis on the European Union’s Market

Juan Felipe Mejía ()
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Juan Felipe Mejía: EAFIT University

Chapter Chapter 6 in Export Diversification and Economic Growth, 2011, pp 169-184 from Springer

Abstract: Abstract The trend towards export concentration not just in Colombia, but in Latin America as a whole, has been remarked on several times in the current research study. According to the World Bank, 52% of the region’s exports were composed of commodities in the past decade. In contrast, commodity exports in dynamic developing regions—East Asia and the Pacific—represented a share of only 30% (The Economist 2010). The main motivation of this chapter is to take a look at different policies and mechanisms that could spur export diversification in Colombia, placing a special emphasis on the opportunities and challenges associated with an increased level of trade with the EU.

Keywords: Market Access; Free Trade Agreement; Tariff Reduction; Social Insurance Institution; Export Diversification (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
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DOI: 10.1007/978-3-7908-2742-2_6

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