Reasons for Secular Deterioration of Terms of Trade | Economics

The secular deterioration in the terms of trade of the developing countries has occurred on account of the following reasons: 1. Absence of Qualitative Improvement of Products 2. Distribution of Gains from Technical Progress 3. Immiserizing Growth 4. Low Income Elasticity of Demand 5. Impact of Import on the Import- Competing Industries 6. Large Surpluses of Farm Products and a [...]