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International Economics

inflationary issues also due to the increase in imported goods and services, pressurising the domestic market driving prices upwards. As domestic goods and imported goods become more expensive, consumer spending decreases leading to a reduction in economic growth. The effects of imports and inflation due to a depreciation in the Australian dollar reveal that the Australian economy can be impacted negatively in the event of a depreciation. Contrastingly, a depreciation in the exchange rate of the Australian...

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International Business

another country, either by buying a company in the target country or by expanding operations of an existing business in that country. The accepted proportion for a foreign direct investment relationship, as defined by the OECD Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, is 10%. That is, the foreign investor must own at least 10% or more of the voting stock or ordinary shares of the investee company. Example of foreign direct investment: American company taking a majority stake...

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International Finance

The post WWII international monetary agreement that was developed in 1944 is known as the ________. A) United Nations. B) League of Nations. C) Yalta Agreement. D) Bretton Woods Agreement. 4. Which of the following led to the eventual demise of the fixed currency exchange rate regime worked out at Bretton Woods? A) Widely divergent national monetary and fiscal policies among member nations. B) Differential rates of inflation across member nations. C) Several unexpected economic shocks to member...

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Multinational Financial Management by Alan Shapiro: The Balance of Payments and International Economic Linkages

CHAPTER 5 The Balance of Payments and International Economic Linkages EASY (definitional) 5.1 A balance of trade deficit results in a current account a) deficit b) surplus c) IMF intervention d) World Bank loan Ans: c Section: Current account Level: Easy 5.2 The change in private domestic borrowing or lending required to keep payments in balance without adjusting official reserves is called a) the net liquidity balance b) the balance of payments c) the balance on current account...

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1991 India Economic Crisis

------------------------------------------------- 1991 India economic crisis By 1967, India had started having balance of payments problems. By the end of 1990, it was in a serious economic crisis. The government was close to default, its central bank had refused new credit and foreign exchange reserves had reduced to such a point that India could barely finance three weeks’ worth of imports. India had to airlift its gold reserves to pledge it with International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a loan.[1] Contents   ...

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Introduction to International Marketing

Introduction to International marketing Q.1:-Reasons why international marketing is more challenging than domestic marketing? Ans.1. Community answer International marketing is more challenging than domestic marketing because the scope is much wider - in essence, when a company or individual markets on an international scale, they are marketing to the entire world, rather than a specific country. Since the scope is global, the cost of reaching out to consumers is much higher. However, the Internet...

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history of international monetary system

CHAPTER 2 SUMMARIZED NOTES A) THE EVOLUTION OF INTERNATIONAL MONETARY SYSTEM 1) THE CLASSICAL GOLD STANDARD ERA (1870-1914) Characteristics: All currencies are valued in terms of their gold equivalent and thus all currencies are linked together. Eg: 1 ounce of gold = $20.67 1 ounce of gold = £4.25 so 1£ = (20.67 /4.25) = $4.87 Money has a value fixed in terms of commodity gold. Since gold is costly to produce, governments could not easily increase...

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Wacoal International Aspect

FIN4812 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE Assignment 2 Conducted by Section 403 Shahana Rishi 5115136 ChiaLi Su 5115289 Submitted to Dr. Radha Sirianukul Date Sumbitted: March 6th, 2012 Thai Wacoal Company Limited and Wacoal Holdings Corporation Thai Wacoal Public Company Limited is the manufacturer of finished garment products, consisting of ladies’ lingerie, ladies’ outerwear, and children wear products, with its main product category focus on ladies’ lingerie. It is a...

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The Open Economy: Global Economic Integration

Introduction  Global Economic Integration through: – (1) Opening up international trade in goods and services – (2) Opening up international movement of labour – (3) Opening up international movement of capital  Macroeconomic policy focuses on (1) and (3)  In a globally integrated world, macroeconomic policies of a country have repercussions on other economies too Introduction  The extent of these repercussions depends on – (a) size of international trade in a country’s...

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Three Fundamental Problems of the International Monetary System

The international monetary system shows three fundamental problems .The first one, which was highlighted by John M. Keynes during the debates that led up to the Bretton Woods agreements, is that the present international monetary system has a bias against countries running balance of payments deficits (Keynes, 1942-43). The countries in external surplus have no strong incentive to adjust, and thus the burden of adjustment falls mainly on deficit countries. Adjustment generally takes place with a...

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