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Table 5 The effect of import composition of machinery parts and components on Latin American intra-bloc machinery exports sophistication

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 0.05*** (0.01) 0.07*** (0.01) 0.05*** (0.02) 0.08*** (0.01) 0.08*** (0.01) 0.06*** (0.02)
Lagged imports of parts and components from ROW 0.01** (0.01) 0.02 (0.01) 0.00 (0.01) 0.04*** (0.01) 0.01 (0.01) 0.01 (0.01)
Lagged imports of parts and components from EU 0.04*** (0.01) 0.04* (0.02) 0.03 (0.05) 0.04*** (0.01) − 0.03 (0.02) − 0.01 (0.05)
Lagged imports of parts and components from EA 0.02*** (0.01) 0.03 (0.03) 0.01 (0.04) 0.04*** (0.01) − 0.04* (0.02) − 0.03 (0.03)
Lagged imports of parts and components from LA 0.02*** (0.01) 0.06** (0.03) − 0.03 (0.06) 0.02** (0.01) 0.03 (0.03) 0.00 (0.05)
Lagged imports of parts and components from US and Canada 0.06*** (0.01) 0.07*** (0.03) − 0.02 (0.04) 0.10*** (0.01) − 0.01 (0.03) 0.01 (0.04)
Lagged imports of parts and components from China and HK 0.00 (0.01) 0.03 (0.02) 0.02 (0.01) 0.01 (0.01) 0.04*** (0.02) 0.00 (0.01)
PTA depth 0.01 (0.03) 0.03 (0.05) 0.04 (0.07) 0.01 (0.04) − 0.08* (0.05) 0.07 (0.06)
Observations 16,943 4320 4032 16,667 4256 3794
R 2 0.42 0.46 0.49 0.44 0.51 0.55 
  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