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

Trade blocs for Mexico: key economic data and primary objectives

Examine the trade relations your host country shares with other nations. Is your host country a member of any trade blocs? If so, which ones? Provide a report on the trade bloc(s) to which your host country belongs and present the key economic data that defines them. Include the primary objectives the trade bloc seeks to acco

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.

Exchange Rates Research

Using the information in Figure 11.1 on p. 328. Describe your findings in a 200- to 300-word response. 1. You are assigned the duty of ensuring the availability of 100,000 yen for the payment that is scheduled for next month. Considering that your company possesses only U.S. dollars, identify the spot and forward exchange r

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

What is globalization?

What is globalization, and what are some of the traditional international trade theories that support the concept of globalization? List the major drivers of globalization and provide three examples of each. Explain at least four effects of globalization that affect your community and your organization. I need som

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

Global Organization Analysis

Explain the World Trade Ornizations's role in promoting international trade. Compare and contrast the role of the WTO with that of a regional organization, such as the Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, Latin American Development Bank, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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.

Global Business and Ethics Paper

Help find a historical example of an ethical dilemma that deals with global business. In a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper, address the following topics: a. Describe the ethical issues that became evident in the situation as a result of globalization. b. Compare the ethical perceptions across cultures in regards to the e

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

Please help

I need help with this assignment. I need to select a publicly held company (except Target). I need to acquire a copy of the selected company's most recent financial statements. Then I need help in preparing a 700-1,050-word paper in which I analyze the disclosures contained within the notes to the financial statements related to

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