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  Learn more about Trade in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Trade is the exchange of goods or services among two or more parties.
In its original form trade had to be negotiated through barter and the exchange of goods and services of a recognized equal value that was wanted by both parties.
Trade exists largely because there are differences in the cost at which something can be produced in different locations.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /t/tr/trade.html   (291 words)

 Learn more about International trade in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
International trade is defined as trade between two or more partners from different countries (an exporter and an importer).
International trade is also a branch of economics.
Traditionally, international trade is justified in economics by comparative advantage theory.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /i/in/international_trade.html   (267 words)

 Free trade - dKosopedia
Free trade is the absence of artificial (government-imposed) barriers to trade among individuals and firms in different nations.
International trade is often constricted by different national taxes, other fees imposed on exported and imported goods, as well as non-tariff regulations on imported goods; theoretically, free trade is against all these restrictions.
Historically, the free trade movement was skeptical and even hostile to the notion of intellectual property, regarded as monopolistic and harmful to a free, competitive economy.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/Free_trade   (1107 words)

 International trade: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In fact, it is probably the increasing prevalence of international trade that is usually meant by the term "globalization".
International trade is also a branch of economics (economics: The branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management), which together with International finance (International finance: international finance is the branch of economics that studies the dynamics of exchange...
Trade bloc (Trade bloc: a trade bloc is a large free trade zone or near-free trade zone formed by one or more...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/international_trade   (821 words)

 Bisnis - Wikipédia
Thus a fisherman might say either (more colloquially) that he is in the "fishing business" or (somewhat grandiosely) that he works in the "fishing industry".
Similarly, the word "trade" may serve as an equivalent of both "business" and "industry": Victorians might despise those "in trade", and one can still refer to working "in the rag trade", for example.
List of business ethics, political economy, and philosophy of business topics
su.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bisnis   (328 words)

 United Nations (UN) : International Law Documentation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (http://www.itlos.org/), located in Hamburg (Germany), was established by the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982, which entered into force on 16 November 1994 (current status of the Convention).
The International Law Commission (http://www.un.org/law/ilc/index.htm) was established by General Assembly resolution 174 (II) of 21 November 1947; the annexed Statute defines the mandate of the Commission.
The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (http://www.uncitral.org/) was established by General Assembly resolution 2205 (XXI) of 17 December 1966; sections I and II of the resolution define the mandate of the Commission.
www.un.org /Depts/dhl/resguide/specil.htm   (3571 words)

 LLRX -- Revised Guide to International Trade Law Sources on the Internet
International agreements (collections of international trade agreements and resources for the major multilateral trade agreements and the regional trading areas).
Trade and Related Agreements (Trade Compliance Center, U.S. Dept. of Commerce).  Contains the texts of most trade agreements to which the United States is a party and related documents that are important to business.  Documents are arranged by agreement or treaty title, by country/signatory, and by issue.
Institute for International Economics.  IIE is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution devoted to the study of international economic policy.  The site offers a wealth of working papers, policy briefs, speeches and testimony, and hot topic information.  See the “Areas of Expertise” section for a listing of the experts affiliated with the Institute.
www.llrx.com /features/trade3.htm   (4223 words)

 North American Free Trade Agreement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This agreement was an expansion of the earlier Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement of 1989.
NAFTA, as an international agreement, is very similar to a treaty (indeed, in Spanish, it is styled a tratado).
Furthermore, NAFTA was accompanied by dramatic reduction of the influence of trade unions in Mexico's urban areas.
www.objectsspace.com /encyclopedia/index.php/NAFTA   (1106 words)

 Trade pact: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A trade pact is a wide ranging tax, tariff and trade (tax, tariff and trade: the tax, tariff and trade laws of a political region, state or trade bloc determine...
Free Trade Area of the Americas (Free Trade Area of the Americas: the free trade area of the americas or ftaa (in spanish: área de libre comercio de...
See also: List of Trade_bloc (Trade_bloc: a trade bloc is a large free trade zone or near-free trade zone formed by one or more...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/trade_pact   (292 words)

 International Relations:International Organisations - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
International organizations so established are subjects of international law, capable of entering into agreements among themselves or with states.
Thus international organizations in a legal sense are distinguished from mere groupings of states, such as the G-8 and the G-77, neither of which have been founded by treaty, though in non-legal contexts these are sometimes referred to as international organizations as well.
International organizations must also be distinguished from treaties; while all international organizations are founded on a treaty, many treaties (e.g., the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)) do not establish an international organization and rely purely on the parties for their administration.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/International_Relations:International_Organisations   (681 words)

 Browse Topic: International Trade
International trade related statistics, Export Declaration form, AES information and Schedule B, C, D, and K information.
Domestic and international issues include, but are not limited to trade (access to markets), standards development and application, inspection of U.S. product imported to other countries, technological barriers to trade, traditional industry development, product utilization, and other issues related to industry competitiveness.
An excellent international trade site, it provides foreign market research, trade leads, trade data, a wide variety of export assistance programs, detailed reports, foreign buyers lists, and even employment information.
www.library.okstate.edu /govdocs/browsetopics/itrade.html   (1921 words)

 Share and Discover Foreign Trade Bio, Pictures, News at BlinkBits.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
International trade is also a branch of economics, which, together with international finance, forms the larger branch of international economics.
The theory argues that the pattern of international trade is determined by differences in factor endowments.
The regulation of international trade is done through the World Trade Organization at the global level, and through several other regional arrangements such as MERCOSUR in South America, NAFTA between the United States, Canada and Mexico, and the European Union between 25 independent states.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/foreign_trade   (1276 words)

 LLRX -- International Trade in Agricultural Products: A Research Guide
Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) this organization was created in 1994 by 34 governments endeavoring to unite their economies into a single free trade area where barriers to trade and investment would be progressively eliminated.
The domestic and international agricultural policy of the European Community was first annunciated in 1957 by Articles 32 to 38 in Title II of the Treaty of Rome, now known as the Treaty Establishing the European Community.
The Protocol on Trade calls for trade liberalization, the elimination of trade barriers and of import and export duties, harmonization with the trading practices of the WTO and SPS measures.
www.llrx.com /features/agproducts.htm   (8090 words)

 International trade - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Traditionally trade was regulated through bilateral treaties between two nations.
In the nineteenth century, especially in Great Britain, a belief in free trade became paramount and this view has dominated thinking among western nations for most of the time since then.
The Netherlands and the United Kingdom were both strong advocates of free trade when they were on top, today it is the United States which is its greatest proponent.
www.peacelink.de /keyword/International_trade.php   (423 words)

 Free trade zone -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A free trade zone (FTZ) or export processing zone is one or more areas of a country where tariffs and quotas are eliminated and bureaucratic requirements are lowered in order to attract companies by raising the incentives for doing business there.
They are special zones where (some) normal trade barriers such as import or export tariffs do not apply, bureaucracy is typically minimized by outsourcing it to the FTZ operator and corporations setting up in the zone may be given tax breaks as an additional incentive.
The widespread use of free trade zones by companies such as Nike has received criticism from numerous writers such as Naomi Klein in her No logo book.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Free_trade_zone   (374 words)

 Trade:Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
OECD work on trade provides analytical underpinnings to support continued trade liberalisation and foster an understanding of trade policy linkages of public concern.
Trade and investment liberalisation has proven to be both a powerful stimulus to economic growth and a key factor in integrating an expanding number of countries in the world economy.
In order to maximize the benefits of trade liberalisation in these renewable energies additional reforms may be required in importing countries’ domestic policies.
www.oecd.org /topic/0,2686,en_2649_37431_1_1_1_1_37431,00.html   (784 words)

 ASIL Electronic Resource Guide
Juris International is the result of a partnership of the International Trade Centre UNCTAD/WTO-ITC, LexUM of the Center for Research in Public Law at the University of Montreal, Canada, and Juripole from the University of Nancy, France.
Institute of International Banking Law and Practice (http://www.iiblp.org/index.asp) is an educational and research institution dedicated to harmonize international law and practice in the field of banking law.
International Competition Network (ICN) (http://www.internationalcompetitionnetwork.org/) The ICN was established in 2001 by the Memorandum on the Establishment and Operation of the International Competition Network.
www.asil.org /resource/iel1.htm   (11594 words)

 Amnesty International USA: Action Center
Amnesty International has reported on consistent allegations of torture and ill treatment by US agents against detainees, including in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Amnesty International's 1.8-million members have mobilized to hold governments around the world accountable for government-sanctioned and private citizen violence against women.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children die because of the uncontrolled trade in conventional arms, especially small arms and light weapons.
www.amnestyusa.org /activism/campaigns.html   (265 words)

 Wikinfo | Globalization
In general use within the field of economics and political economy, is, however, a history of increasing trade between nations based on stable institutions that allow individuals and firms in different nations to exchange goods with minimal friction.
Barriers to international trade have been considerably lowered since World War II through international agreements such as the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).
However, he is sharply critical of the global institutions, the International Monetary Fund, the WTO and the World Bank, regulating the process.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Globalization   (1694 words)

 Laws And Regulations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As an international traveler, you should be aware of the rules for bringing items back from your trip.
A listing of trade law information and links, including the Export Legal Assistance Network and the International Trade Law library, a comprehensive source of international trade laws and regulations.
Juris International is a multi-language (English, French, Spanish) collection of essential information on international trade law.
www.business.gov /topics/international_trade/laws_regulations   (667 words)

 International Business Training (IBT)
Unfortunately, most information about international trade is targeted at big companies with large logistics and legal staffs that know how to navigate the maze of import-export rules and regulations.
We have assembled a group of experienced international trade professionals to write regular articles on topics ranging from export documentation and procedures to NAFTA facts to letters of credit and other banking issues.
We are continuing to sponsor the Import-Export Mailing List, a free discussion group that lets participants post and answer questions related to international trade.
www.i-b-t.net   (321 words)

 WTO | Trade and investment
The Agreement on Trade-Related Investment Measures (“TRIMs Agreement”), one of the Multilateral Agreements on Trade in Goods, prohibits trade-related investment measures, such as local content requirements, that are inconsistent with basic provisions of GATT 1994.
The General Agreement on Trade in Services addresses foreign investment in services as one of four modes of supply of services.
The Working Group on the Relationship between Trade and Investment was established during the 1996 Ministerial Conference in Singapore to examine the relationship between trade and investment.
www.wto.org /english/tratop_e/invest_e/invest_e.htm   (838 words)

 globalEDGE (TM) | international business resource desk - Trade: Shows and Events
The international exhibition database supplies information on thousands of tradeshows and exhibitions, as well as on the supplier companies in the industry.
Listing of trade shows and exhibitions that are taking place in Singapore from the official trade promotion site of the Singapore government.
List of international fairs and exhibitions in Taipei.
globaledge.msu.edu /ibrd/GR_ShowsAndEvents.asp   (822 words)

 globalEDGE (TM) | international business resource desk - Other Resources: Mailing Lists
The main target is the U.S. and its international trade partners in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
The Federation of International Trade Associations (FITA) is an association of the international trade related business organizations in North America.
Trade is a daily publication devoted to the worldwide distribution of commercial advertising exclusively for businesses engaged in the wholesale buying/selling of large lot merchandise and commodities internationally.
globaledge.msu.edu /ibrd/busresmain.asp?ResourceCategoryID=16   (591 words)

 List of business law topics: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is a list of business law topics within the field of commercial law (commercial law: The body of rules applied to commercial transactions; derived from the practices of traders rather than from jurisprudence).
International trade law (International trade law: international trade law is a misnomer....
list of business ethics, political economy, and philosophy of business topics (list of business ethics, political economy, and philosophy of business topics: more facts about this subject)
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/list_of_business_law_topics   (1447 words)

 WebEc - International Economics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
ISN - International Relations and Security Network - is an electronic clearinghouse for resources and institutions in the field of international relations and security studies.
Global Trade Negotiations Home Page maintained at Harvard University's Center for International Development, is a repository of information, analysis and research on all aspects of the international trading system.
International Trade and Commercial Law Monitor compiled by University of Tromsø, University of Oslo, Norway, and Pace University School of Law, White Plains NY, USA.
www.helsinki.fi /WebEc/webecf.html   (1258 words)

 Dept. of State: International Information Programs: Publications: Language of Trade
His practice focuses on international claims, primarily claims for damages arising out of the Gulf War, and on international trade, including antidumping and countervailing duty litigation, economic sanctions regulations, and export control regulations.
He practiced with the international and antitrust groups of the firm of Steptoe and Johnson LLP from 1991 until joining Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP in 1997.
Garcia provided legal counsel in connection with government-to-government trade negotiations, trade legislation, trade policy, international telecommunications issues, antidumping and countervailing duties investigations, and litigation before the Court of International Trade and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
usinfo.state.gov /products/pubs/trade/homepage.htm   (659 words)

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