Weibin Wu1, Ke Li 2
1College of Economics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430073, Hubei,China
2College of Economics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430073, Hubei,China
Based on the matching data of industrial enterprise database and customs database, this paper investigates the impact of foreign enterprises' export on the quality of domestic enterprises' export products from the perspective of industrial association. The results show that: (1) the export of foreign-funded enterprises can significantly promote the export product quality of domestic enterprises through the horizontal spillover of the same industry and the vertical spillover of inter industry correlation. (2) after further distinguishing domestic enterprises with different ownership and industrial technology levels, it is found that the export of foreign-funded enterprises has a more significant promotion effect on domestic enterprises in private and low-tech industries. Therefore, how to better identify and utilize the export spillover effect of foreign-funded enterprises is of far-reaching significance to promote the quality upgrading of domestic enterprises' export products.
export product quality, foreign enterprises export, industrial linkage
Weibin Wu, Ke Li. Export of foreign enterprises and quality of domestic enterprises’ export products. Academic Journal of Business & Management (2021) Vol. 3, Issue 5: 122-126. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJBM.2021.030519.
 David Greenaway, Nuno Sousa, Katharine Wakelin. Do domestic firms learn to export from multinationals?[J]. European Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 20(4):1027-1043.
 Richard K , Mauro P . Industrial Linkages and Export Spillovers from FDI[J]. The World Economy, 2007(01):105-134
 Aitken B J , Hanson G H , Harrison A E . Spillovers, Foreign Investment, and Export Behavior[J]. Journal of International Economics, 1997, 43(1-2):103-132.
 John Dunning, Paz Estrella Tolentino. Technological Innovation and Third World Multinationals[M]. Taylor and Francis:2003-09-02.
 Greenaway G D . Much Ado about Nothing? Do Domestic Firms Really Benefit from Foreign Direct Investment?[J]. The World Bank Research Observer, 2004, 19(2):171-197.
 Deborah L. Swenson,Huiya Chen. Multinational Exposure and the Quality of New Chinese Exports[J]. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics,2014,76 (1).
 Harding T, Javorcik B S. Foreign Direct Investment and Export Upgrading.[J]. Review of Economics & Statistics, 2012,94(4):964-980.
 Hummels, David. The Variety and Quality of a Nation's Exports.[J]. American Economic Review, 2005,95(3):704-723.
 Hallak J C . Product quality and the direction of trade[J]. Journal of International Economics, 2006, 68(1):238-265.
 Javorcik, B. Does Foreign Direct Investment Increase the Productivity of Domestic Firms? Is Search of Spillovers Through Backward Linkages.[J]. American Economic Review, 2004,94(3):605-627.
 Brandt L , Biesebroeck J V , Zhang Y . Creative Accounting or Creative Destruction? Firm-level Productivity Growth in Chinese Manufacturing[J]. Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 97( 2):339-351.