Analyze the Competitiveness of Iran in the Aluminum Export with the Use of Analyze the Share Shift Index and Trademapping Index

  •  Saeed Moazemi Goodarzi    
  •  Ebrahim Ali Razini    


Due to the importance of non-oil export in the country, the aim of this research is the study and analysis of competitiveness Iran's in aluminum export to world markets in the period of 2005 to 2014 with the use of share shiftanalysis index and trademapping index.The analysis of share shift index is a standard of determine the competitiveness include the three effect of competitiveness, structural effect and effect of reaction to changing global demand. Sum of these three works has been used for calculate the total number of competitiveness in the present research and following that analyze the aluminum export. The results show that share of Iran in the aluminum export in the global markets had been increased except between 2013 and 2014. Moreover, these evidences show that structural effect had been the only reason of increase the advantage among components of share shiftanalysis index two effect of competitiveness and reaction to change in the global demand cause to had been reduced the advantage. In other words, the aluminum industry had been progressed in term of structural but it had been regressed in terms of the competitiveness effect and effect of reaction to change in global demand.

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