The long run relationship between fish production, marine trade balance and foreign direct investment: An empirical study of Omani economy

Naseem H. Jamei, Mira Nurmakhanova, Shahbaz Mustafa, Alloysius Egbulonu, Wagdi Hadidan

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Abstract

Purpose: This paper aims to focus on testing the long-run relationship between fish production and two main variables, the foreign direct investment inflow and the marine trade balance in Oman, which is one of the Arab Gulf countries, during the period 1985-2016. Design/methodology/approach: This study uses what known as the two-step Engle–Granger cointegration test to give evidence for the long-run relationship among the variables. Findings: The results show that there are a negative long- and short-run relations between fish production and marine trade balance; moreover, any shocks will be corrected within two periods at the most. Originality/value: This study is one of few studies in using the econometric models to study the impact of fish production on marine trade balance and foreign direct investment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)271-280
Number of pages10
JournalMaritime Business Review
Volume5
Issue number3
Early online date23 Apr 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Nov 2020

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Keywords

  • Fish production
  • Foreign investment
  • Marine and economic policy
  • Trade balance

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Transportation
  • Strategy and Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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