Product relatedness and firm exports in China

One of the most impressive dimensions of China’s stellar export performance is the rapid diversification of the exports of its products. Since the 1980s, products “Made in China” have pervaded all sectors of world trade, including those that are typically considered to belong to the specialization areas of more developed countries, such as high-tech electronics and computers.

Poncet S., Starosta de Waldemar F. (2013) "Product relatedness and firm exports in China" FERDI Policy brief B64