TITLE

DETERMINANTS OF MANGO EXPORT FROM PAKISTAN

AUTHOR(S)
Ghafoor, Abdul; Mustafa, Khalid; Zafar, Iqbal; Mushtaq, Khalid
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Agricultural Research (03681157);Mar2010, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p105
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Mango, Mangifera indica, is second important fruit crop in Pakistan after citrus. Pakistan stands fourth in the list of mango producing and exporting countries. Although there exists a lot of potential for mango exports from Pakistan but many factors hinder its development that mainly include poor infrastructure, fluctuating production system, high and unpredictable marketing cost, lack of compliance to international standardization, unfavorable government policies and fruitfly infestation. The present study was conducted in the Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad during 2005-06. The objective was to quantify the impact of those factors that affect mango export from Pakistan. Primary data were collected through a survey of 40 mango exporters selected purposively from the list obtained from Pakistan Horticulture Development and Export Board. The information collected from these exporters was thus modeled using double log form of regression analysis. The results showed that education of mango exporters, experience of mango exporters, average purchase price, average marketing cost, average sale price and ISO certificate significantly affected mango exports whereas government policies, fruitfly effect and hot water treatment were found to be non-significant variables. The coefficient of determination was found to be 0.83 and F-value was also found to be significant. The findings suggested that an integrated and holistic approach should be adopted in mango export policy by strengthening domestic base, targeting high priced markets and diversifying mango exports through value addition.
ACCESSION #
57232577

 

Related Articles

  • Pakistani mangoes now in Europe.  // Enterprise (Pakistan);Sep2011, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p7 

    The article reports on the positive response of European supermarkets to the mangoes exported from farmers of Sindh in Pakistan.

  • Japan currently ranked 51st in mango exports asks for VHT treatment details for allowing more imports of Insect and fungi free produce.  // FRPT- FMCG Snapshot;11/30/2014, p21 

    The article reports on the move of the government of Japan to ask treatment details from Vapour Heat Treatment (VHT) facilities to allow more imports of insects and fungi-free produce from India.

  • The Gravity Equation in International Trade in Services. Kimura, Fukunari; Hyun-Hoon Lee // Review of World Economics;Apr2006, Vol. 142 Issue 1, p92 

    The main purpose of this paper is to assess the impact of various factors on bilateral services trade, relative to that on bilateral goods trade. To accomplish this purpose, using the standard gravity model, we ran regressions on bilateral services trade and goods trade between 10 OECD member...

  • The Pacific Basin in World Trade An Analysis of Changing Trade Patterns, 1955-1975. Hickman, B.G.; Kuroda, Y.; Lau, L.J. // Empirical Economics;1979, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p63 

    In two previous papers by the same authors the data basis for the trade flows and the export prices in the Pacific Basin has presented and documented. In this third report the changing pattern of Pacific Basin trade over the period 1955-1975 is analyzed, using as tools export growth...

  • Trade integration and within-plant productivity evolution in Chile. Bas, Maria; Ledezma, Ivan // Review of World Economics;Apr2010, Vol. 146 Issue 1, p113 

    We analyze the impact of trade integration on plant TFP using Chilean plant-level data (1982�1999) and 3-digit bilateral trade flows. Our contribution is to disentangle the impact of export and import barriers, estimated as border effects within a multilateral context. A fall in export...

  • TÃœRKÄ°YE'NÄ°N EMEK YOÄžUN MAL Ä°HRACATINDAKÄ° KARÅžILAÅžTIRMALI ÃœSTÃœNLÃœKLERÄ°N MAKRO EKONOMÄ°K BÃœYÃœKLÃœKLERLE Ä°LÄ°ÅžKÄ°SÄ°. KARA, Oğuz; ERKAN, Birol // International Journal of Economic & Social Research;Spring2011, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p67 

    On the basis of factor intensity, according to SITC trade classification, goods are divided into 5 groups which are raw material-intensive, labor-intensive, capital-intensive, easy to imitate science-based, hard to imitate science-based. Interms of value added that created as a result of...

  • Economic Growth in Foreign Regions and U.S. Export Growth. Nie, Jun; Taylor, Lisa // Economic Review (01612387);2013 2nd Quarter, p31 

    The article analyzes the relationship between the U.S. export growth and economic growth in different regions of the world using regression models. It provides a dynamic analysis of the association between U.S. export growth and foreign growth. It demonstrates how quantify the expected reduction...

  • An Empirical Study on the Relationship between Foreign Trade and Employment in Southwest Minority Region of China. Zhanglin Xiong; Song Zhou; Yuhong Li // Advances in Information Sciences & Service Sciences;May2012, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p124 

    Adopt Vector auto regression (VAR) model for empirically analyzing the GDP (Gross Domestic Product), import and Export, and employment during 1990-2009. The research indicates that export can promote the employment in southwest minority region of China, while import cannot; GDP growth can always...

  • Lost protection and wages: Some time series evidence for the US Copeland, Cassandra; Thompson, Henry // International Review of Economics & Finance;Oct2008, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p603 

    Abstract: This short note examines some time series evidence relating prices of exports and imports to the aggregate US wage over 34 years of falling tariffs starting in the mid 1960s. The cointegrated unit root series lead to error correction and vector autoregression models. The lost...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics