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TAPIA ITURRIETA, Luis. A COMPETITIVENES EVALUATION OF FRUIT FROM THE EXPORTING COUNTRIES OF THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE, ACCORDING TO THE GROW TH COMPETITIVENES INDEX IN THE PERIOD 2001-2004. Idesia [online]. 2006, vol.24, n.2, pp. 49-59. ISSN 0718-3429. doi: 10.4067/S0718-34292006000200007.
The main objective of this paper was to analyze the competitiveness generated by the fruit countries of the southern hemisphere, according to the information gives by the index of competitiveness fors the growth. This information is calculated by the World Economic Forum and is correlated with the competence of the five most important Chilean fruit exports (XF5) in market participation. This type of analysis allowed us to establish characteristic quadrants, where the countries that lead the productions were revealed, creating a critical route for the promotion of the countrys own leadership for each fruit species.
Keywords : Competitiveness; Index of competitiveness for the growth; producers of fruit of the South hemisphere; leadership by species; grape; apples; pears; kiwi; avocado.