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Title of the article Comparative Assessment of the Internal and External Trading Interactions of the Far East of Russia
Pages 37-52
Author 1 Izotov Dmitry AlexandrovichIzotov Dmitry Alexandrovich
Ph.D. in economics, senior research fellow
Economic Research Institute FEB RAS
153, Tikhookeanskaya Street, Khabarovsk, Russia, 680042
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Author 2 Tochkov Kiril IliyevTochkov Kiril Iliyev
Ph.D. in economics, associate professor
Texas Christian University
2800 S. University Dr., Fort Worth, USA, 76129
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Abstract This paper uses a modified gravitational model to conduct a comparative assessment of the intensity of intraregional and external trade interactions of the Russian Far East. The analysis revealed that the Russian Far East traded more intensively with the domestic market than with foreign countries over the sample period. Another pattern detected in the paper is the deepening of internal disintegration of trade interactions within the macroregion. Most regions in the Russian Far East have been experiencing a shift in trade intensity from intraregional towards foreign markets. The results point to a trend of gradual change in the trade intensity of regions of the Russian Far East in favor of neighboring foreign markets and other Russian regions.
Code 332.1+339.9
DOI 10.14530/reg.2018.6.37
Keywords trade barriers ♦ gravity model ♦ foreign trade ♦ foreign market ♦ domestic market ♦ intraregional market ♦ macroregion ♦ region ♦ Russian Far East
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For citation Izotov D.A., Tochkov K.I. Comparative Assessment of the Internal and External Trading Interactions of the Far East of Russia. Regionalistica [Regionalistics]. 2018. Vol. 5. No. 6. Pp. 37–52. DOI: 10.14530/reg.2018.6.37. (In Russian).
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