Acta Universitatis Danubius. Œconomica, Vol 10, No 3 (2014)

Exchange rate and trade: J-curve in European Union

Dan Lupu, Mircea Asandului


The EU economy is experiencing a severe recession amid the global crisis, and although in other regions began to appear mild signs of recovery, in EU countries are recorded a continuously worsening. In many European states, the economic contraction is a consequence of the decrease in net exports component of GDP. The aim of the article is to analyze the situation in which the EU chooses to devalue its currency to increase exports. We found that, the depreciation of the Euro, has no influence on exports and that in EU, it is not expressed a J-curve effects.


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