Markup Responses to Chinese Imports

20 Pages Posted: 21 Jun 2016

Date Written: 2016


This paper analyzes markup responses of Danish firms to Chinese imports. Besides negative markup responses due to competitive pressure, we present some evidence for marginal cost savings related to Chinese intermediate goods imports which tend to raise firm-level markups.

Keywords: Chinese Imports, Markups

JEL Classification: D22, F14, L25

Suggested Citation

Meinen, Philipp, Markup Responses to Chinese Imports (2016). Bundesbank Discussion Paper No. 02/2016, Available at SSRN:

Philipp Meinen (Contact Author)

Deutsche Bundesbank ( email )

Wilhelm-Epstein-Str. 14
Frankfurt/Main, 60431

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