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Greener Journal of  Business and Management Studies  Vol. 3 (4), pp. 168-173, May 2013

 ISSN: 2276-7827 ©  2011 Greener Journals

Research Paper

Manuscript Number: 042413586

 

Comparative Advantage and Export Development: The Case of Egypt

 

Divaries .C. Jaravaza1*, Macleans Mzumara& Sarah Nyengerai3

 

1,3Department of Marketing, Bindura University of Science Education, P/Bag 1020, Bindura, Zimbabwe.

2Department of Economics, Bindura University of Science Education, P/Bag 1020, Bindura, Zimbabwe.

 

 Emails: 2macmzumara @ yahoo. com, 3snyengerai @ gmail. com

 

*Corresponding Author’s Email: divariescjaravaza @ gmail. com


Abstract:

The authors investigated the comparative advantage of Egypt and highlighted the role played by export development. The authors found that Egypt has revealed comparative (RCA) ≥ 1 in 733 product lines. They have concluded that Egypt has comparative advantage and is specialized in the production of such products. They have recommended that Egypt put in place an appropriate export development strategy to assist it with product development and adaptation.

Key Words: Revealed comparative advantage, Exports promotion, International trade, Exports, Markets.

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