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India's Trade Analytics
Patterns and Opportunities

Edited by:
  • Biswajit Nag - Professor of Economics, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi
  • Debashis Chakraborty - Associate Professor of Economics, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Kolkata
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April 2019 | 448 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd

Provides a structured application of major concepts and methodologies in trade analytics, geared towards identification of export markets and products as well as their competitiveness.

Designed as a practical guide for management graduates, researchers, corporate executives and policy-makers, India’s Trade Analytics familiarizes the readers with various technical approaches to the analysis of international trade flows, market identification and competitiveness measurement procedures. The book also addresses emerging issues in international trade patterns along with the description of standard trade indices and trade modelling techniques. It aims to enable the readers to adopt modelling and analytical tools as relevant to their research problem.

The chapters are closely woven with India’s trade issues at both macro and micro levels. While the macro aspects include the analysis at the country level (i.e., overall trade indices for India involving its trade partners), the product-specific analysis (e.g., competitiveness for individual export items from India at disaggregated level) is conducted in the micro discussions.

Key Features:

• Critical analysis of data drawn from important multilateral trade databases. 

• Application of crucial methodologies like ex post and ex ante analyses, and partial and general equilibrium models, along with in-depth interpretation of the derived output (e.g., competitiveness analysis, effect of tariff reform) for partner markets.

• Discussion on identifying the non-tariff barriers (NTBs). 

• Explains the role of trade facilitation measures and trade costs in international business. 

 
L. Alan Winters CB
Foreword
 
Preface
Biswajit Nag and Debashis Chakraborty
Introduction: Trade AnalytTransmitted: ic Tools for Policy-making and Business Decisions— Application and Interpretation
 
PART A: STRUCTURE AND USE OF TRADE DATA AND INDICES
Debashis Chakraborty and Zaki Hussain
India’s Trade Pattern and Opportunities with Central Asian Countries: An Application of Select Trade Indices
Biswajit Nag and Zaki Hussain
Emerging Patterns in Intra-industry Trade: An Analysis of India–EU Trade with Select Sectors
 
PART B: SECTOR-BASED TRADE OUTCOME ANALYSIS
Debashis Chakraborty and Zaki Hussain
Export Competitiveness of India’s Leather Exports: Application of Select Indices
Debashis Chakraborty, Triptendu Prakash Ghosh and Zaki Hussain
A Constant Market Share Analysis of India’s Export to ASEAN Countries
Bibek Ray Chaudhuri
Shift Share Analysis: An Application to Analysis of Indian Exports
Biswajit Nag and Jaewook Lee
International Production Networks (IPNs) and Global Value Chains (GVCs) between India and Northeast Asia: An Analysis of Value-added Trade in Selected Industries
 
PART C: ASSESSMENT OF OPEN ECONOMY INDICATORS
Ranajoy Bhattacharyya
Balance of Payment Analytics: Application of Select Indices
Ashima Puniani and Jaydeep Mukherjee
Exchange Rate Dynamics and Measuring Balance of Payment Implication
 
PART D: TRADE IN SERVICES
Arpita Mukherjee and Tanu M Goyal
Measuring Services Trade: Major Challenges in India and the Way Forward
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås
Services Trade Restrictiveness Index, Methodology and Application: The Indian Context
 
PART E: TRADE FACILITATION
Yann Duval, Biswajit Nag and Yuhua Zhang
Interpreting Trade Facilitation Indices Towards a Smooth Regional Trade in Asia-Pacific
Prabir de and Durairaj Kumarasamy
Assessing Linkages between Trade Costs and Trade Flows: Applications of Gravity Model
 
PART F: ANALYSIS AND MODELLING OF TRADE BARRIERS
Rajan Sudesh Ratna
Modelling Non-tariff Measures in RTAs
Debashis Chakraborty, Julien Chaisse and Zaki Hussain
Non-tariff Barriers on Auto-components' Exports: Application of Select Indices
 
PART G: PARTIAL AND GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM MODELLING TECHNIQUES
Biswajit Nag and Pratiksha Chaturvedi
Implication of Tariff Reduction Through Partial Simulation Using Smart: An Analysis of India’s Import of Passenger Vehicles from Japan and Germany
Zaki Hussain and Biswajit Nag
Gravity Model of International Trade: Understanding the Underlying Dynamics
Chandrima Sikdar
Use of Computable General Equilibrium Model in Trade Research: An Application of GTAP Model on India–ASEAN Trade
G Badri Narayanan
Advances in Global CGE Modelling and Trade Policy Formulations: Some Issues
Debashis Chakraborty and Biswajit Nag
Conclusion: Trade Analytic Tools: For Whose Benefits?
 
Index

Supplements

The volume India’s Trade Analytics: Patterns and Opportunities is an extraordinary toolkit where the crucial difference with other volumes lies in the context in which the various key methodologies are laid out. The context is unmistakably Indian, but the same methodologies can be easily applied elsewhere with different datasets. It closes the gap between researchers and those involved in the actual business of international trade by enabling the latter to test opinions and/or forecast for themselves what was earlier sought from think tanks. This is a very welcome addition to the literature on empirical international trade.

Dipankar Sengupta,
Professor, Department of Economics, and Dean, Students Placements, University of Jammu

This book adequately emphasizes various data analytic tools for analysing pertinent research questions in international trade, with emphasis on the Indian context. It would be extremely helpful to students working on the themes of empirical trade.

Tara Shankar,
Shaw Associate Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

During the last several years, with the increased availability of detailed data from varied sources, research in the area of international trade has tended to become predominantly empirical in nature. In this context, this book is timely and unique. Using Indian data, it provides a hands-on experience that allows students, business analysts and policymakers to actively participate in the emerging field of trade analytics.

C. Veeramani,
Professor, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai
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