• Trade Gap Defies Expectations
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    Abstract Most economist view trade as an integral part of the free market system. The United States economy is currently running a trade deficit, an excess of imports over exports. The U. S. trade deficit widened much more than expected in June. The whole topic of trade must be viewed from a total picture, not just a segment or portion of the issue. This paper will analyze the current position of the trade deficit and some of the factors that have caused the gap to expand. Trade Gap Defies Expe...
  • Economic Indicators Interest Rate
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    Economics Assignment Section A Question 1 i) THE AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR - It is an economic indicator because the value of the Australian dollar determines how it is performing on a global basis. Most currencies around the world are floated; many financial organisations (eg RBA) have foreign exchange operations and trade (buy / sell ) currencies. These organisations trade currencies to make a profit. So generally a nations profile (how it is performing on an economic basis) is determined on foreign e...
  • Oil Prices Economy Iraq Global
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    Iraq war: the spiral ling effects on world economy In the next few weeks, the struggling global economy may be put to the test if Washington chooses to invade Iraq. There are many risks involved in bombing Baghdad, the most important being a spike in oil prices. With oil prices already over $30 a barrel, the increased pressure has been put on the global economy as more money is spent on importing oil. Should the United States attack Iraq, there is a real possibility that the Middle East oil ship...
  • Uganda And Irak Golf War
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    Uganda and Iraq are two small countries that depend mostly on the resources that the land gives them. This two countries are quite small and poor but are states that have lot's of raw materials and lots of exports. Uganda and Iraq, both countries economies make profit of their exports, while only acquiring a very small amount of imports to produce them. Uganda is a very small country that its economy is largely depended of agriculture. This country. Although Uganda is small and has farming as it...
  • Australia United States
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    Australia INTRODUCTION Australia, island continent located southeast of Asia and forming, with the nearby island of Tasmania, the commonwealth of Australia, a self governing member of the Commonwealth of Nations. The commonwealth of Australia is made up of six states -- News south Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and Wester n Australia -- and two territories -- the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory. Australia, including Tasmania but excluding external...
  • Balance Of Trade Japan Canada Major
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    Economic Systems of Different Countries Canada: The Government of Canada is a Federal Parliamentary Democracy and a member of the Common Wealth. The Prime Minister of Canada is the Honorable Jean Chretien. The Deputy Prime Minister is Sheila Copps and the Governor General is Romeo LeBlanc. There are five major political parties in Canada they are; the Progressive Conservatives, the Liberal Party, New Democratic Party, the Reform Party, and the Bloc Quebecois. The GNP per capita (1991) was $19, 9...
  • Foreign Trade In Chile
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    Chile has developed considerably over the past 50 years. Birth rates have halved and death rates have reduced from 14 per 1000 to 6 out of every thousand people in 1997. Infant Mortality has plummeted form 126 to 13 deaths out of every 1000 live births under I year old. Life expectancy for males has increased by 20 years from 52 to 72 years old and for females it has increased by 22 years from 56 to 78 years old. The population has become urbanized and the total percentage of people living in ci...
  • How The Canadian Economy Is De
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    The Canadian economy is determined largely by the United States economy threw the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The North American Free Trade Agreement was an agreement that came into effect on January 1, 1995 which involves Mexico, Canada and the United States of America. This agreement is said to produce 1 billion to 3 billion dollar gains in each country. NAFTA ensures that a certain amount of goods produced and traded between the three countr...
  • Global Savings Current Account
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    Question 1: (i) Briefly, what is the issue? What impact does it have on different regions' GDP, prices, exchange rates and Interest rates? The issue is an unprecedented level of world surplus savings (especially in the Asian economies) that faced with weak investment opportunities serve to fund a growing US current account deficit which creates dangerous world imbalances. The Euro-zone and Japan have slow GDP growth and their savings increase due to a lack of confidence in both financial and soc...
  • Real Gdp Trade Foreign Tax
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    FOREIGN TRADE POLICY AND THE IMPACT ON AGGREGATE EXPENDITURES AND EQUILIBRIUM There are two types of aggregate expenditures: Autonomous and Induced Autonomous expenditures are not influenced by real GDP. Induced expenditures are influenced by real GDP. Actual aggregate expenditure is always equal to real GDP. Equilibrium expenditure is the level of planned aggregate expenditure that equals real GDP. Net export expenditure reflects the international linkages based directly on service and merchand...
  • Effects Of Tariffs Price Ratio
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    Introduction When a country engages in trade, the government of that country will build various barriers to restrict trade. The most common of these barriers are taxes levied on the importation (may also be levied on exports as well as imports) of foreign goods. These taxes, commonly refered as tariffs, are simply a form of commodity taxation. There may be several reasons to levy taxes on trade. For example, a government can use tariffs to protect the operations of domestic industries that comp...
  • Korea South Economy 2001 Est
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    Economy - overview As one of the Four Tigers of East Asia, South Korea has achieved an incredible record of growth. Three decades ago GDP per capita was comparable with levels in the poorer countries of Africa and Asia. Today its GDP per capita is seven times India's, 17 times North Korea's, and comparable to the lesser economies of the European Union. This success through the late 1980 s was achieved by a system of close government / business ties, including directed credit, import restrictions...
  • The Impact Of Inflation On International Trade
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    Inflation is the most commonly used economic term in the popular media (Hellerstien). A Nexis search in 1996 found 872, 000 news stories over the past twenty years that used the word inflation (Hellerstien). Of those 872, 000 I am sure that there is a lot that have used the word inflation to express the impacts it has on international trade. Inflation effects trade through increased and decreased prices and value that along with other elements, can influence imports and exports. Changes in price...
  • Impact Of Balance Of Parents Financial Prices In Non
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    The Impact Of The Balance Of Payments And Financial Crises On Indonesia's Foreign Trade And Economic Performance Introduction The purpose of this study is to examine the impact of the currency and financial crisis on Indonesia's international trade and trade-related economic performance. The focus is on trade-related economic activity and indicators, particularly on non-oil / gas exports and imports in the period of 1997, 1998 and early 1999. A summary of Indonesia's balance of payments in recen...
  • Owned Enterprises China State Trade
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    40% which is comparable to the rest of the world. Family income distribution is measured using the Gini index and China's value is 40 which is relatively good compared to the rest of the world but has been a decrease when compared to China's recent history. Official figures put unemployment as being 3. 1% but realistically urban unemployment is estimated to be 10% in 2002, in the rural areas there is also significant unemployment. From 80 to 120 million surplus rural workers are adrift between t...
  • Twenty Years Australia Major Exports
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    In 1983, twenty years ago, the trade situation was much different than that of today. The major export was still coal, but wool and beef featured much more prominently than they do today. Alumina and aluminium were notable exports, but had only been so for a few years. These observations reflect the trend of increasing mining exports and decreasing agricultural exports familiar to Australia in the last fifty years. This is a result of increased demand for mining commodities, and a drop in wo...
  • German Exports To Russia
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    German Oct exports to U. S. , Russia, UK rise FRANKFURT, Jan 7 (Reuters) – German exports to North America, Japan, Great Britain and Russia rose significantly in October last year, while sales to euro zone countries declined marginally, the German Federal Statistics Office said on Friday. Exports to the United States were up 12 percent year-on-year, indicating an unabated appetite for German products in the new world, the statistics office said. Shipments to Britain and Japan, up 5. 7 and...
  • Nicaragua Is Interdependent Countries Aid Disaster
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    Are Countries Interdependant? ToA re Countries Interdependant Essay, Research Paper? To pull together is to avoid being pulled apart. ? This once famous quote being said by Bob Allis at proves that if countries aren? t interdependent upon each other than we will no longer be able to help each other and will not reek the benefits of what other countries give each other. I have three area of analysis for why Nicaragua is interdependent, one, foreign aid from other countries, two, disaster relief h...
  • Argentina I Introduction Fundacion Invertir
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    Argentina lives Argentina I. INTRODUCTION Argentina lives in a democracy since 1986. Before this year lived it under a military regime. In the nineties under the presidency of Menem the country experienced a great increase in the liberalization of trade. Argentina has a free market economic system. Due to the recent privatization program, the State now has a very limited role in the economy. According to the Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum Argentina is classified as one of th...
  • Australian Export Australia Trade Billion
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    Australian Trade And Investment Australian Trade And Investment Essay, Research Paper Trade and investmentAustralia's export structures have changed considerably over the past 15 years. Although trade in commodities remains strong, new services and sophisticated manufacturing export markets have emerged. Merchandise exports were valued at $86 billion in 1998-99. During the same year, Australian exports of services totalled $26 billion. Exports recorded seven per cent average annual growth in the...