Assessment of the Competitiveness of Kazakhstan's Exports

Amirbekova Ainur, Madiyarova Diana

Abstract


This article analyses the competitive advantages of Kazakhstan to trade with other countries, as well as commodity structure in the global market. The paper presents an empirical analysis of the identified competitive advantages of Kazakhstan export products and proposes Lafay index for Kazakh six-digit product category level. The analysis reveals that although Kazakhstan shows a revealed comparative advantage in a number of sectors, but the product groups with strong comparative advantage show a significant variation.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n6p443


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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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