Export barriers and export performance : empirical evidence from the commercial relationship between Greece and IranPart of : SEEJE ; Vol.10, No.1, 2012, pages 53-66
The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between export barriers and the export performance of Greek firms targeting the Iranian market. Reviewing the literature and using expert opinions, 18 variables were identified. A structured questionnaire was applied to 141 Greek firms and exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses were used to categorize variables in 6 dimensions. Then, a structural equation model was developed to determine which dimension has a greater effect on export performance. This model identifies the operational dimension (0.65), environmental dimension (0.60), financial dimension (0.58), source dimension (0.44), legal dimension (0.35) and logistic dimension (0.27) as effective export barriers to the export performance of Greek firms.
export, export barriers, export performance, Iran, Greece
Περιέχει σχήμα, πίνακες και βιβλιογραφία, JEL Classification: F14
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