Research on Pricing Strategy of Port Charge Based on Market Regulation
International Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2015, Pages: 85-88
Received: Dec. 11, 2015; Published: Dec. 11, 2015
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Gang Dong, School of Economics and Management, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China
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Under the liberalization of port competitive service charges of China, the paper focuses on the pricing strategy of port charge in order to transform the rates from government guidance or uniform charge into market regulation, comparing the port charge as well as its throughput under the scenarios between Bertrand-competition and price-matching, then conducting the illustration and sensitivity analysis with changing of the major parameter to gain further managerial insights.
Port Charge, Competitive Service, Pricing Strategy, Market Regulation
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Gang Dong, Research on Pricing Strategy of Port Charge Based on Market Regulation, International Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2015, pp. 85-88. doi: 10.11648/j.ijebo.20150306.12
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