International Trade

  1. 3 Failed Chinese Investment Attempts and Why

    Chinese Investment bids are facing global opposition across all sectors of major ...
  2. Is TTIP, the U.S.-EU Trade Deal, Failing?

    Germany's economy minister has said that negotiations have "de facto failed." For ...
  3. What Are the Different Types of Foreign Aid?

    Foreign aid can take many forms and may involve governments and private-sector contributors. ...
  4. How Terrorism Damages the Global Economy

    The economic impact of more than 1,000 known terror attacks worldwide since 2015 ...
  5. Why the South China Sea Dispute Matters for the ...

    The South China Sea dispute between China and other countries that border the area ...
  6. The Impact of Brexit on Facebook

    Learn how currency swings, trade agreements, privacy issues and consumer demand stand ...
  1. 3 Failed Chinese Investment Attempts and Why

    Chinese Investment bids are facing global opposition across all sectors of major ...
  2. The Impact of Brexit on Facebook

    Learn how currency swings, trade agreements, privacy issues and consumer demand stand ...
  3. Will South Korea Devalue the Won?

    Learn why the largest countries in Asia are devaluing their currencies. Discover ...
  4. How the Weapons Trade is Killing It in the U.S. ...

    Find out the reasons why the weapons trade is expanding abroad and in the United ...
  5. Google Aims to Expand Online Access in Cuba (GOOG, ...

    With President Obama aiming to normalize relations between the U.S and Cuba, Google ...
  6. Trans Pacific Partnership: 4 Companies to Watch ...

    Find out which U.S. companies stand to benefit from the Trans Pacific Partnership ...
  1. What happens to the US dollar during a trade deficit?

    Learn what happens to the U.S. dollar during trade deficits. Trade deficits happen when imports exceed exports leading foreigners ...
  2. Which countries have the highest tariffs?

    Find out which countries have the most restrictive import tariffs on international products as ranked from data collected ...
  3. What is comparative advantage?

    Comparative advantage is an economic law that demonstrates the ways in which protectionism (mercantilism, at the time it ...
  4. When do I need a letter of credit?

    Learn more about the function of a letter of credit for both the buyer and the seller, and get some examples showing when ...
Hot Definitions
  1. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

    A regulation implemented on Jan. 1, 1994, that decreased and eventually eliminated tariffs to encourage economic activity ...
  2. Trickle-Down Theory

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  3. Derivative

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  5. Sharpe Ratio

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