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Table 7 The effect of import composition of machinery parts and components on Latin American intra-bloc machinery exports sophistication by subregion

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

  Final products Parts and components
CE, Mexico and Chile Andean Community Mercosur CE, Mexico and Chile Andean Community Mercosur
Tariff 0.04*** (0.01) 0.01 (0.02) − 0.24*** (0.07) 0.11*** (0.01) 0.04** (0.02) 0.02 (0.01)
Lagged imports of parts and components from ROW 0.02*** (0.01) − 0.01 (0.01) 0.14** (0.06) 0.04*** (0.01) 0.03*** (0.01) 0.07*** (0.01)
Lagged imports of parts and components from EU 0.04*** (0.02) − 0.08** (0.04) − 0.25 (0.19) 0.05*** (0.02) − 0.10*** (0.04) − 0.01 (0.04)
Lagged imports of parts and components from EA 0.02* (0.01) 0.04* (0.02) 0.39*** (0.14) 0.04*** (0.01) − 0.07*** (0.03) 0.06*** (0.02)
Lagged imports of parts and components from LA 0.01 (0.01) − 0.02 (0.03) − 0.13 (0.12) − 0.02** (0.01) − 0.02 (0.03) 0.01 (0.02)
Lagged imports of parts and components from US and Canada − 0.04* (0.02) 0.13** (0.06) − 0.77*** (0.14) − 0.05* (0.03) − 0.09 (0.05) − 0.08*** (0.03)
Lagged imports of parts and components from China and HK − 0.04*** (0.01) − 0.02 (0.02) − 0.12 (0.08) − 0.04*** (0.01) − 0.08*** (0.02) − 0.03* (0.02)
PTA depth 0.06 (0.04) − 0.14** (0.06) 0.56 (1.01) 0.15*** (0.05) − 0.06 (0.08) − 0.24* (0.14)
Observations 0.46 0.34 0.91 0.47 0.37 0.51
R 2 7807 5104 4032 7635 5104 3928
  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