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Trade Complementarity as a Basis for the Natural Trading Partner Hypothesis: A Panel Data Study for Trinidad and Tobago

Hosein, Roger, Boodram, Leera, Saridakis, George (2021) Trade Complementarity as a Basis for the Natural Trading Partner Hypothesis: A Panel Data Study for Trinidad and Tobago. International Trade Journal, . ISSN 0885-3908. E-ISSN 1521-0545. (doi:10.1080/08853908.2021.2003727) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:92502)

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Abstract

This article examines trade complementarity as a basis for the natural trading partner hypothesis from a sectoral view of trade for the petroleum-based economy of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) over the period of 2000 to 2015. Gravity modeling and an Intercountries Trade Force (ITF) model are adopted to determine the nature of sectoral trade complementarities in T&T over time. The results shows that trade complementarity and manufacturing trade complementarity significantly contribute to trade for T&T, which is important when choosing trade partners. This provides incentives for manufacturing which can dampen the effect of the Dutch Disease.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/08853908.2021.2003727
Uncontrolled keywords: Trade complementarity, natural trading partner hypothesis, manufacturing, Trinidad and Tobago
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
Divisions: Divisions > Kent Business School - Division > Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship and International Business
Depositing User: George Saridakis
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2022 09:15 UTC
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2022 11:28 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/92502 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Saridakis, George: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1313-3836
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