Changing trends in North-South trade contexts? An assessment of the intra-industry trade patterns between Germany and Nigeria


Research Paper (undergraduate), 2016

35 Pages, Grade: 1,0


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Table of Contents

Abstract

Acknowledgements

Abstract

1. Introduction

2. Literature review
2.1. Patterns conventional trade theory does not explain: Reviewing the analytical gaps of the Heckscher-Ohlin theorem
2.2. The emergence of alternative theories that incorporate intra-industry trade
Intra-industry trade between countries with similarly high per capita incomes: The first concepts of intra-industry trade
Intra-industry trade between countries with dissimilar per capita incomes: The different perspectives on North-South intra-industry trade
2.3. Recent expansions of North-South intra-industry trade models

3. Objectives and Methodology

4. Case Study: Nigeria’s trade with the “North”
4.1. Nigeria’s foreign trade profile
Overall trade structure and main trading partners
Trade patterns between the EU and Nigeria and the relevance of Germany
Recent bilateral intra-industry trade between Germany and Nigeria
4.2. The history of Euro–African (–Nigerian) trade agreements

5. Analysis: North-South intra-industry trade in a less diversified Nigerian economy
5.1. The persisting dominance of inter-industry trade in Nigeria
5.2. The modest but continuous development of Nigerian intra-industry trade with the Northern partner
5.3. The gradual move towards a Euro-African Free Trade Area and consequences for intra-industry trade in Nigeria

6. Conclusions

7. References

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Title
Changing trends in North-South trade contexts? An assessment of the intra-industry trade patterns between Germany and Nigeria
College
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London  (Department of Economics)
Grade
1,0
Author
Year
2016
Pages
35
Catalog Number
V420452
ISBN (eBook)
9783668690608
ISBN (Book)
9783668690615
File size
1317 KB
Language
English
Keywords
North-South Trade, Intra-Industry Trade, Heckscher Ohlin, Euro-African Trade
Quote paper
Kareem Bayo (Author), 2016, Changing trends in North-South trade contexts? An assessment of the intra-industry trade patterns between Germany and Nigeria, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/420452

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