IS CHINA CROWDING OUT SOUTH AFRICAN EXPORTS TO SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA?. Lawrence Edwards (UCT) Rhys Jenkins (UEA). GROWING INVOLVEMENT OF CHINA IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. Trade links - total trade between China & SSA increased from US$7.5 bn. to US$113 bn. (2001-2011)
Lawrence Edwards (UCT)
Rhys Jenkins (UEA)
and iis the exporter, j is the importer, k is the product and t is the year, and DSA is a South African dummy variable.
A positive sign for 2 indicates the Chinese exports affect South African exports positively relative to alternative export suppliers.
Partly reflects low level of exports (at end of period)