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Journal of Applied Sciences
  Year: 2006 | Volume: 6 | Issue: 5 | Page No.: 1204-1208
DOI: 10.3923/jas.2006.1204.1208
 
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The Effects of Free Trade Agreement on Intra-Industry Trade (A Case Study of Textile Sector in Turkey)

Zafer Gurler, Gulistan Erdal , Hilmi Erdal and Adnan Cicek

Abstract:
This research studies the effects of Free Trade Agreements on Intra-Industry Trade. The textile sector of Turkey which has an important role on Turkey`s external trade is based on while the effects of Free Trade Agreement on Intra-Industry Trade are studied. The textile sector has been examined in three subgroups as classified by SITC within the 1996-2003 time internal. These subgroups are SITC-26 which is made up of textile fibers (other than wool tops) and their wastes, SITC-65 made up of textile yarn, fabrics, made up articles, n.e.s related products and SITC-84 made up of apparel and clothing accessories. As a consequence of all studies done, it can be said that agreements have a positive effect on Intra-Industry Trade based on textile sector. And it also can be said that this effect is more intense on SITC-65 products.
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How to cite this article:

Zafer Gurler, Gulistan Erdal , Hilmi Erdal and Adnan Cicek , 2006. The Effects of Free Trade Agreement on Intra-Industry Trade (A Case Study of Textile Sector in Turkey). Journal of Applied Sciences, 6: 1204-1208.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2006.1204.1208

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jas.2006.1204.1208

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