Quantitative Research on Trade in Value-Added and Emissions Responsibility in Global Value Chain


The obvious defects of traditional trade statistics methods are shown under the circumstances of international production fragmentation and highly integrated network, and the related problems of greenhouse gas emissions during the value-added process of products are also being focused. How to use qualitative research to measure the residual greenhouse gas in the global industrial chain during the value-added process of products in exporting countries is the key point of this research. This paper summarizes the characteristics of value-added industrial development through sorting out the relevant data of the value-added conditions of global value chain, based on the latest released TiVA database of OECD. Then, the paper selects five time nodes of 12 countries, quantifies the responsibilities of the remains of greenhouse gases in exporting countries, based on value-added part under the trade transaction, and further quantifies the corresponding responsibilities of the emission of greenhouse gases in consumer countries.

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Xiao, Y. , Hu, L. and Chen, Q. (2015) Quantitative Research on Trade in Value-Added and Emissions Responsibility in Global Value Chain. Technology and Investment, 6, 120-126. doi: 10.4236/ti.2015.62013.

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