SMEs Exports are Influenced by Different Risk Factors: Empirical Study of Emerging Economy
Study intent to identify the direct (indirect) risk factors that can influence the export of medical instruments from SMEs sector of Pakistan by using the time series monthly data sample for a period of fifteen years that is from FY 2003 to FY 2017. Empirically a strong long term relation between the export of medical instruments with operational risk, market risk, export refinance schemes and steel prices are proven by Johansen co-integration. Study also establishes a direct positive relation of operational risk and market risk with the export of medical instruments as a result of Vector Error Correction Model.
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