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Table 3 The effect of imports of machinery parts and components on Latin American intra-bloc machinery exports

From: Machinery production networks in Latin America: a quantity and quality analysis

  Final products Parts and components
Pooled machinery Electric machinery Transport equipment Pooled machinery Electric machinery Transport equipment
Tariff − 0.17*** (0.05) − 0.12** (0.06) − 0.05 (0.08) − 0.03 (0.04) − 0.03 (0.04) − 0.05 (0.04)
Lagged imports of parts and components from ROW 0.15*** (0.05) − 0.24** (0.09) 0.18** (0.07) 0.19*** (0.05) 0.08 (0.07) 0.04 (0.06)
Lagged imports of parts and components from EU − 0.03 (0.08) 0.18 (0.23) − 0.03 (0.21) − 0.20 (0.13) − 0.42*** (0.12) − 0.08 (0.12)
Lagged imports of parts and components from EA 0.45*** (0.06) 0.00 (0.15) 0.15 (0.19) 0.05 (0.07) 0.38*** (0.10) 0.31 (0.20)
Lagged imports of parts and components from LA 0.53*** (0.08) 0.07 (0.09) − 0.12 (0.18) 0.64*** (0.08) 0.16 (0.11) 0.39*** (0.14)
Lagged imports of parts and components from US and Canada − 0.32*** (0.08) − 0.52*** (0.15) − 0.32 (0.23) 0.31*** (0.08) − 0.17* (0.09) − 0.49*** (0.18)
Lagged imports of parts and components from China and HK − 0.27*** (0.05) 0.22** (0.09) 0.06 (0.10) − 0.02 (0.06) 0.02 (0.10) 0.02 (0.07)
PTA depth − 0.24 (0.26) − 0.66*** (0.22) − 0.20 (0.65) − 0.33 (0.29) − 0.09 (0.20) 0.03 (0.49)
Observations 16,943 4320 4032 16,667 4256 3794
R 2 0.87 0.90 0.94 0.87 0.94 0.97
  1. Results that are statistically significant and different from zero are highlighted using bold text
  2. Given a restriction of space, the coefficients of secondary variables are omitted. Robust standard errors in parentheses: *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01