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GTAP Resource #4650

"THE IMPLICATIONS FOR TRADE AND FDI FLOWS FROM LIBERALISATION OF CHINA’S CAPITAL ACCOUNT"
by Verikios, George


Abstract
We model the partial liberalisation of the capital account by China using a dynamic CGE model of the world economy. Our results indicate that a reduced capital controls on FDI would lead to a significant increase in FDI capital in China and a significant reduction in the cost of capital in China relative to the rest of the world. Further, we observe an increase in capital stocks in all regions, which benefits all regions in terms of GDP and GNP. The economies of China (1.7%), East Asia (1.3%) and Australia/New Zealand (0.5%) grow most strongly. The rental price of capital falls significantly in these regions, which lowers domestic costs and they experience a real depreciation of the exchange rate and thus increased exports relative to other regions. We also observe an across-the-board increase in the saving rate driven by the rise in the price of consumption relative to investment (saving) in all regions.


Resource Details (Export Citation) GTAP Keywords
Category: 2015 Conference Paper
Status: Published
By/In: Presented at the 18th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, Melbourne, Australia
Date: 2015
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Created: Verikios, G. (4/12/2015)
Updated: Verikios, G. (4/12/2015)
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- Foreign direct investment
- Non-Tariff barriers
- Asia (East)


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