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The Roles of Major International Financial Organizations

I need help with these. I was wondering if anyone is familiar with this topic and can help me find the information (references, quotes, and all).

1) Identify the roles major international financial organizations play in your selected regional trading blocs.

2) Analyze the options for trade finance and foreign direct investment within the selected blocs in accordance with the financial institutions rules and policies.

3) Analyze the major foreign exchange challenges that exist in your selected regional trading blocs.

**Select an appropriate strategy to manage finance risk for each of your selected regional trading blocs.

**What components of international economics and finance theory are reflected in your strategy?

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1) Identify the roles major international financial organizations play in your selected regional trading blocs.

There are major roles that international financial organizations play in regional trading blocs. "One of the major international developments in recent years has been the growth of regional trading arrangements (RTAs). As of July 2000, the World Trade Organization (2000) reported that there were 172 out of 240 RTAs in force, with the remaining 68 RTAs being
defined as under negotiation. The 1990s, especially, has seen an unprecedented proliferation of regional agreements. Of the 194 agreements, in existence or notified, to the General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs (GATT) or the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1999, 87 were notified since 1990 (World Bank, 2000, p 1). With more than one-third of the world's trade now taking place within regional trading arrangements, the recent growth in RTAs will play a significant
role in world trade developments..."

Links:
REGIONAL TRADING BLOCS IN THE WORLD ECONOMIC SYSTEM
Introduction to Regional Trading Arrangements ...

Solution Summary

This solution provides explanations for the roles of major financial organizations, finance and foreign direct investment, and major foreign exchange challenges.

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