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dc.identifier.citationZIPAR (2013). Accelerating Export Growth in Zambia. Policy Brief 9. Lusaka, Zambiaen_GB
dc.description.abstractExport-transactions data for the period 1999-2011 in Zambia suggests that much of the growth in the value of exports has been driven by the contribution of new exporters than pre-existing exporters. The catastrophic growth among pre-existing exporters is explained by the high death rate that occurs within the first two years of exporting. Approximately between 50%- 60% of exporters will not survive beyond the year of export commencement. We discuss the potentially important policy implications of these rather surprising results relative to the sizeable evidence that shows it is the deepening of export values among existing exporters that drives much of the year-on-year growth in exports for many advanced and developing countries.en_GB
dc.publisherZambia Institute for Policy Analysis & Researchen_GB
dc.relation.ispartofseriesPolicy Brief;9
dc.subjectEconomic Developmenten_GB
dc.titleAccelerating Export Growth In Zambiaen_GB
dc.typeSeries paper (non-IDS)en_GB
dc.rights.holderZambia Institute for Policy Analysis & Researchen_GB

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