The RCA is used in international economics for calculating the relative advantage or disadvantage of a certain country in a certain class of goods or services as evidenced by trade flows. If RCA is greater one a comparative advantage is "revealed". Is it less than one, the country is said to have a comparative disadvantage in the respective type of product or branch of industry.

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    Pollitt, Hector; Alexandri, Eva; Anagnostopoulos, Filippos; De Rose, Antonio; Farhangi, Cyrus; Hoste, Thijs; Markannen, Sanna; Theillard, Perrine; Vergez, Coralie; Voogt, Monique, 2017


Revealed Comparative Advantage (RCA)