Saari, Mohd Yusof and Radam, Alias and Abdullah, Amin Mahir (2008) The impact of increase in the domestic petroleum prices of cost production in the agricultural and agro-based sectors. International Journal of Business and Society, 9 (1). pp. 37-52. ISSN 1511-6670
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By using an input-output model, the present paper examines the impacts of increase in the domestic petroleum prices on cost production in the Malaysian agricultural and agro-based sectors. This study simulates the different scenarios of the petroleum price changes on sectoral cost production, which comprises of domestic materials cost, imports and labor. The simulation results indicated that the agricultural sector particularly fishing, forestry and logging products, as well as oil palm primary products industries are mostly affected by the increase of the domestic petroleum price. These industries are significantly affected by domestic petroleum price increase because they consume large amount of petroleum products as intermediate inputs in their production process.
|Keyword:||Input-output analysis; Domestic petroleum price; Leontief price model|
|Subject:||Petroleum products - Prices - Malaysia|
|Subject:||Petroleum products -- Economic aspects|
|Subject:||Agriculture - Malaysia - Costs|
|Faculty or Institute:||Faculty of Agriculture|
|Publisher:||Universiti Malaysia Serawak|
|Deposited By:||Norhazura Hamzah|
|Deposited On:||22 May 2012 12:04|
|Last Modified:||19 Oct 2012 11:22|
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