BRAZIL AND CHINA: AN ASSESSMENT OF RECENT TRADE RELATIONS

  • Alexis Toribio Dantas, Ph.D. Department of Economic Evolution of the Economic Science Faculty of State University of Rio de Janeiro
  • Elias Marco Khalil Jabbour, Ph.D. Department of Economic Evolution of the Economic Science Faculty of State University of Rio de Janeiro

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to analyze Brazil/China trade relations over the twenty-frst century, highlighting the performance and composition of exports and imports, as well as developments in the relative importance of China for Brazil in this feld. Assuming this trade relationship as an important part of a strategic partnership of these countries, the main conclusions are: (a) there was a signifcant increase in the Brazil/China trade in the period, which substantially raised China’s relative share in the Brazilian foreign trade; (b) despite of this feature, the dynamics of the evolution of exports is fundamentally different from that presented by imports, which requires greater Brazilian assessment for managing the commercial policy of the country.

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Published
2016-01-31
How to Cite
TORIBIO DANTAS, Alexis; KHALIL JABBOUR, Elias Marco. BRAZIL AND CHINA: AN ASSESSMENT OF RECENT TRADE RELATIONS. Economics of Agriculture, [S.l.], v. 63, n. 1, p. 313-322, jan. 2016. ISSN 2334-8453. Available at: <http://ea.bg.ac.rs/index.php/EA/article/view/193>. Date accessed: 24 oct. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.5937/ekoPolj1601313T.