Although the Entrepot Trade
permits importation and minor processing, it does not encompass any kind of resources recycling activities.
A similar method was used by Fisman, Moustakerski, and Wei (2008) to show that entrepot trade
via Hong Kong is in part a tariff-evasion scheme.
with Levant and elsewhere became at times far more
Thus, she begins by contrasting the two traditional alternatives to economic growth, import substitution and export-oriented industrialization, with Lebanon's third path, financial exports and entrepot trade
Industrializing Japan formed an example for Singapore and also offered new opportunities for entrepot trade
, since new supplies of manufactures could be sold to the Southeast Asian market.
Maritime shipbuilders and shippers were, in fact, primarily shippers, and were more inclined to support entrepot trade
, based on railways and foreign steamers, rather than to support an indigenous shipbuilding industry.
Our corporation also works on processing with supplied materials, on entrepot trade
, barter trade, compensation trade, sales on consignment, on calling for
In chapter two he correctly sets out factors that affect the profitability of entrepot trade
. But their application to Hong Kong in chapter three justifies Hong Kong's supposed adherence to a silver standard only in retrospect--that is, on the basis of what actually happened over the years as contrasted with an alternative situation in which a gold standard is assumed but with all other events and quantities remaining unchanged.
Raymond Fisman, NBER and Columbia University; Peter Moustakerski, Booz Alien Hamilton; and Shang-jin Wei, "Outsourcing Tariff Evasion: A New Explanation for Entrepot Trade
" Discussant: Mihir A.
Sometimes also called Free Economic Zones to emphasise that they are not just about tax exemptions and duty free trade, these zones owe their origins to the long traditions of other free port entrepot trade
that, for example, helped to establish Hong Kong and Singapore as world-ranking economic centres, though with a more modern approach with regard to modes of communication and business practice, including offset business.
Although domestic consumption in Singapore and Hong Kong is small, the importance of the former, in particular, in the entrepot trade
of spices still remains considerable.
With its tradition as a trading nation, and the success it has gained as it has developed its important entrepot trade
, Dubai has also become tolerant and cosmopolitan, and as such also offers holiday facilities appreciated by neighbouring Arab countrymen.