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The World Trade Organization (WTO) and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)

Emerging market: synopsis of Mexico's primary imports and exports

Select a country designated as an emerging market from the list below. You will use your selected host country and its economic data for many of the forthcoming assignments in this course. Provide a synopsis of your selected country's primary imports and exports. Find and use at least 2 online resources for your data, and pos

Role of the WTO and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

1. What is the role of the WTO? How does the WTO relate to international marketing? Does it really have any power? 2. What are some examples of trade barriers, and how will they affect your international marketing efforts? 3. What is the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? How does it affect the way you will do business in oth

Globalization: international trade theories, drivers, effects on business

See attached files. Prepare comprehensive responses to the following questions: a. What is globalization, and what are some of the traditional international trade theories that support the concept of globalization? b. List the major drivers of globalization and give three examples of each. c. Explai

Political Integration within Brazil and Chile

Please provide websites or any other information regarding the following: Do Brazil and Chile participate in any regional trading arrangements, or with any supranational organizations? What benefits do the levels of integration provide the citizens and the businesses (both foreign and domestic) of these nations? What potentia

Labeling & National Currencies

Please help I need details, the more information the better. 1) A garment manufacturer produces sports apparel at its facility in the Merianas Island in order to take advantage of lower labor cost. Can these garments labeled "Made in USA"? Why or Why not ? 2) A company produces propane barbecue grills at a plant in Nevada.

Issues and Trends on Global Value Chain Management

Select two contemporary issues (Customs-Trends Partnerships Against Terrorism [C-TPAT], ISO 9000 certifications, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing. etc.)and their related trends (globalization, trading blocks, increased government intervention, privatization, outsourcing.etc). Then, determine the impact of these issues and trends on

Impact of Environmental Factors on Marketing Decisions of Coca Cola

Looking for information on Coca Cola in the domestic and global market place. Include the impact on trading, global economic interdependence, demographics, physical infrastructure, cultural differences, social responsibility and ethics versus legal obligations, effect of political systems and the influence of international relat

Global Finance

Global Finance new & quite confusing to me. I have to write an 1100 word essay in which I analyze the drivers and consequences of globalization. Be sure to address the following: a. Analyze at least three drivers of globalization and how these drivers impact the giant retailer Wal-Mart financially. b. Describe the

Canada/North American Free Trade Agreement - Canada

I need to write two part position paper on Canada and the North American Free Trade Agreement and discuss one side of why I am in favor of regional integration the second side of why I am not in favor of regional integration. I am having a lot of trouble, so any assistance that you can provide would be extremely helpful. Th

Copyright compliance on websites

Is there anyone who can help with the following? I must be looking at the wrong website (copyright compliance), I can't seem to find anything regarding these questions. I need to summarize my answers in one to two page paper... What original creations are protected and for how long? What is the public domain and ho

Manufacturing Costs and Balance of Payments

1 - JES, Inc., a U.S. technology company has recently developed a revolutionary lighting product that will replace incandescent lamps. The product offers exciting new features along with all of the features of conventional lighting products, but at a fraction of the manufacturing costs. As the international business manager of J

Trade Question

You are the vice president of a sugar company based in southern Florida. Your firm is struggling lately to meet demand because of poor harvests in the Caribbean Islands where your firm sources most of its raw product. Because of the Helms-Burton Act and the U.S. embargo on Cuba, your firm is not allowed to trade with Cuba. If th

Southcorp Case Study

What is your assessment of the takeover of Southcorp by Foster's? What is the strategic logic of this acquisition? Is it likely that Foster's will be a good corporate parent for Southcorp? How will value be added at the corporate level? Identification of issues Analysis and assessment Strategy formulation Issues in implem

Purchasing Power Parity

Search the Internet for some topic related to exporting or importing products, information, or services and educate the class on this topic. Examples of topics are ITAR, international freight forwarding companies, import/export law, import tariffs, import/ export exchange rate implications for businesses, international tra

Internation Financial Organizations

Evaluate the roles of international financial organizations and explain their impact on the international trade and investments in regards to the stages of economic development.

Comparing my export marketing plan, to two other plans in packaged goods

Please note I have attached my marketing plan for comparison purposes. Unfortunately, I had to take out all the visuals, because it was too large to upload. But at least the info is there. 1. Please Research the internet and locate two export market plans for products similar to ¡Qué Rico! (For example, other package

In this paper a Sports bar franchise is selected for business venture.

In this paper a Sports bar franchise is selected for business venture. A sports bar is a bar which provides a big screen for the sports fan to enjoy their favorite sports. Over the years, the sports bars are growing in terms of popularity. So considering sports bar franchisee for a business venture seems to be a profitable ventu

Countertrade in INT Business

Write a 3-page paper, in APA format, on the role of Government in Export/Import Environment and Countertrade. Answer the following questions with detailed examples: a. What is Countertrade? b. What are the different types of Countertrade? c. What are the advantages and disadvantages of Countertrade?

Business Innovation and China

It has been widely acknowledged that new business creation is a characteristic of a dynamic economy and an important component of regional economic growth. Please discuss and evaluate (1) the contribution of new business creation in general and in China, to regional and national growth policies, and (2) the possible barriers to

Corporate Compliance Plan for Riordan

Access the Riordian virtual organization found on your resource page. Create a Corporate Compliance Plan for Riordian. The plan must synthesize your learning throughout the course and apply the legal principles of business management to Riordian. Focus your plan on managing the legal liability of officers and directors of Riordi

Toyota: Organization Review and Analyzing Current Market

Please select an organization or industry with which you are familiar and which allows access to its financial information. (TOYOTA). Prepare a 3200-3,500-word paper... a. Firstly give an industry/organization overview. Be sure to include a history of the organization/industry, the market in which it operates, the role of gov

Business Ethics

Identify the ground rules manifested in the situation. Identify which ethics theories apply. 300-400 words Coca-Cola in India accused of leaving farms parched and land poisoned ? Paul Brown, environment correspondent ?, Friday 25 July 2003 16.25 BST ? Article history The largest Coca-Cola plant in India


BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS-GLOBAL TRADE, Information computer technology has revolutionised the way we work, has brought about many changes the way we live. You are required to choose one particular sector and evaluate the impact that ICT has made. Discuss how the changes brought about by ICT have affected all releva

The Role of the U.S. Constitution in Business

What is the role of the United States Constitution and the United States legal system in business regulation? How does a Constitutional right affect a business and how does the legal system protecting that right?

Zowie Productions: Goals of NAFTA achieved? Criticisms? NAFTA or EU easier?

Zowie Productions may also be exporting to the U.S.'s near neighbor, Canada. Provide Abbie with a background briefing on The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). NAFTA was agreed to by the U.S., Mexico, and Canada in 1993. What were the stated goals of NAFTA, especially concerning trade? What evidence is there that these

Explain General Agreement in Trade & Services (GATS)

Traditionally, trade agreements have focused on trade in goods; however, trade in services has become very important, to the point that there is a special agreement for services: the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). GATS opens international competition to services ranging from financial services to trash collection

Zowie: US-China trade patterns, products, obstacles

China is yet another potential market for Zowie Productions. China is a major market for technological products including software although there are problems with the Chinese government not protecting intellectual property rights. Prepare a report for Abbie in which you do the following: Examine U.S.-China trade patterns. Wh

Commerce, exports, tariffs and other concerns: Zowie Productions

Just need some help getting started on this... Zowie Productions is considering several countries and regions to export to, but to conserve resources and gain experience; they want to focus on only one to start. You will be writing reports for Abbie on each of these, from which one will be chosen. The EU is the first country/