International Business Management

Barriers to Trade

Barriers to Trade The barriers generally include tariff and non-tariff strategies. 1. Tariffs A tariff is a tax imposed on goods involved in international trade.Tariffs are imposed on goods imported,in which case they are called import duties.Taxes are also imposed on goods when they leave the country(export tariff) or as they pass through one country […]

World Trade Organization (WTO)

World Trade Organization    The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an intergovernmental organization which regulates international trade. The World Trade Organisation  officially commenced on 1 January 1995 under the Marrakesh Agreement, signed by 123 nations on 15 April 1994, replacing the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade(GATT), which commenced in 1948.As an organization it has vast powers and functions than what […]

Rise of New economics like Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) and ASIAN countries

Rise of New economics like Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) and ASIAN countries   Introduction to BRICS  BRIC is the acronym that refers to the countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China, which are all deemed to be at a similar stage of newly advanced economic development. The acronym was coined in 2001 by Jim O’Neill from investment bank Goldman Sachs in a […]

Introduction to theories of International Trade

Introduction to theories of International Trade   Some important theories of International Trade 1. Absolute Cost Advantage Theory The principle of absolute advantage refers to the ability of a party (an individual, or firm, or country) to produce a greater quantity of a good, product, or service than competitors, using the same amount of resources. Adam Smith first […]

International Monetary Fund

International Monetary Fund   Establishment of International Monetary Fund World war II had its adverse effect on the global economy.To remedy the situation,an international monetary conference was convened in 1994,at Bretton Woods in America.It was attended by the representatives of 44 countries.India also participated therein.It was decided in this Conference that two institutions be set […]

Globalization: A boon or Curse (Advantages or Disadvantages of Globalization)

Globalization:Advantages or Disadvantages   Globalization pulls the countries out, from their detachment into the competitive world. A journey towards new collaborations and unity, it has changed the world into a global village. Both distance and isolation have been terrifically reduced. Globalization integrates trade, technology, investments, and the mobile factors of production like labor and capital. […]

Globalization-Introduction (What is Globalization)/ (Definition of Globalization)

Globalization   Definition Globalization is defined as the increasing process of interdependence and interconnected between different political, social and economic components of the world. It is the way in which the world is seen as the global village. Globalization is the free movement of goods, services and people across the world in a seamless and […]

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