Efficient Components on Livestock Products Export in Iran


Iran’s dependence on oil revenues has caused severe impact of commodity price fluctuations on the currency revenues and any reduction in export prices has led into a deficit in the country’s balance of payments. Accordingly, it was in the past years and especially the Second Development Plan that government included encouragement and reducing the country’s dependence on oil revenues in its agenda. The international agricultural exports, especially exports of live-stock and poultry country subdivision have a proper status due to its relative advantage. Therefore, in this study factors affecting the supply of exportable animal products are considered. For this purpose, factors affecting exports of live-stock products are studied by using Cointegration Analysis based on statistical intervals in 1984-2008. Experimental results showed that the value of income per capita importer countries of Iran and the real exchange rate had a positive effect on export demand and the added value and export price index had a negative impact on exports of livestock sector.

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B. Maleki and F. Mirzaei, "Efficient Components on Livestock Products Export in Iran," Modern Economy, Vol. 3 No. 8, 2012, pp. 931-938. doi: 10.4236/me.2012.38117.

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