Answer to Question #70379 in Microeconomics for Makaya Clarke
One July, the United States sold aircraft worth $1 billion to China and bought aircraft worth only $19,000 from China. During the same month, however, the United States bought $83 million worth of men’s trousers, slacks, and jeans from China but sold only $8,000 worth of trousers, slacks, and jeans to China. Using what you have learned about how trade is determined by comparative advantage, answer the following questions.
a. Which country has the comparative advantage in aircraft production? In production of trousers, slacks, and jeans?
US has the comparative advantage in aircraft production and China has the comparative advantage in production of trousers, slacks,and jeans