Análise do grau de restritividade de exigências técnicas às exportações brasileiras

The objective of this investigation was to evaluate to what degree technical requirements restrict Brazilian exports, based on a survey applied to 77 firms. The variables represented six types of technical measures that are usually imposed upon exported products. To facilitate the interpretation of the results, factorial analysis was used to reduce the number of variables involved. This allowed the construction of two indicators of the degree of restrictiveness of the technical barriers focused by the study. These were an indicator of requirements of technical specification (ITS) and an indicator for information and label requirements (IIL). Descriptive statistics and paired t test showed that the firms surveyed considered the ITS more restrictive to their exports, that is, these have been subject to greater restrictions affecting the production process, including quality, the production process pattern and conformity assessment.


Variant title:
Analysis of the degree of restrictiveness of technical requirements for Brazilian exports
Issue Date:
2006
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/55176
Published in:
Revista de Economia e Agronegócio / Brazilian Review of Economics and Agribusiness, Volume 04, Number 4
Page range:
411-430
Total Pages:
19




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