Involvement of Local Products of Technological Intensity in External Fragmentation of Production: Case of Republic of Moldova
thematic collection of papers - IMPROVING MICRO AND MACRO COMPETITIVENESS - PROBLEMS AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS, Editor Bojan Krstic, University of Nis, Faculty of Economics, pp. 201-221, 2017, ISBN 978-86-6139-136-1
15 Pages Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Date Written: June 15, 2017
The theoretical backgrounds of integration of country in Global Value Chains of technological intensity are resumed in the work paint main attention at the European countries and OECD experimental studies. SWOT Analysis for engagement of Republic of Moldova in technology intensity global value chains is presented in research paper. The novelty of the research is that for the first time the measure of engagement of local products of technological intensity of RM in fragmentation of trade are studied, using the wide range of WEB simulation tools of International institutes. The work provides the status quo of technological product specialization of trade fragmentation of country, as well as its market concentration. The research shows that backward participation is predominant type of engagement of Republic of Moldova in network activity. Goods from Moldova are insufficiently penetrated in income value chains and mostly presented in low income ones of European countries. Privilege of geographical position near the Europe the one of the main manufacturing hubs around of which is concentrated GVC is weakly used by Moldova. The results of study can be applicable for elaboration of set the appropriate policies in the process of improving the governance of the research and innovation systems as well as implementation of FTA with EU.
Keywords: technological intensity, regional economic integration, external fragmentation of production, backward participation, Global Value Chains
JEL Classification: F13, F14, F17, O32, O33
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