International trade
International trade is the exchange of capital, goods, and services across international borders or territories. In most countries, such trade represents a significant share of gross domestic product ...
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Trump Administration To Impose 20 Percent Tariff On Canadian Lumber : The Two-Way : NPR
In a dispute that dates back decades, the Trump administration announced it will levy a tariff on imports of softwood lumber from Canada, which is used primarily in housing construction.
China does not want to see trade war with U.S.: Premier Li
China's Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that Beijing does not want to see a trade war with the United States and urged talks between both sides to achieve common ground.
Obama Warns Against 'Crude' Nationalism
U.S. President Barack Obama says there is a need to guard against the rise of a "crude sort of nationalism" in the future. His response came after he was ask...
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Is A Bad Deal For The American People.
We cannot allow this agreement to forsake the American middle class, while foreign governments are allowed to devalue their currency and artificially prop-up their industries.
Obama To Take Trade Battle To The Heartland
Tackling campaign rhetoric from Hillary Clinton as well as Donald Trump, administration officials are traveling the country to tout the deal’s benefits.
These Are The Countries With The Biggest Gold Reserves
Gold's price has increased by more than 25% so far in 2016, and in July analysts from UBS argued that the metal has entered a so-called new phase.
The Opposite Of Brexit: African Union Launches An All-Africa Passport
On June 13, two weeks before the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the African Union announced a new “single African passport.” The lead-up discussion was much like the original debate...
3 Arrested With Multiple Loaded Guns, Knives, Body Armor At Holland Tunnel On Way To NYC
Three people were arrested with multiple loaded guns, knives and rounds of ammo at the Holland Tunnel Tuesday when police stopped them for driving with a cracked windshield, authorities tell NBC 4 New...
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP): The Most Criminal Treaty In History
As of 5 October 2015, a super-secret 12-nation treaty called TPP is set to be signed by the 12 nations, and the terms of this massive international contract will be kept secret until the contract h...
Fears Of China Stealing Jobs Blocking EU Deal
European Chamber of Commerce in Beijing says EU unlikely to lift trade barriers later this year because of growing concerns Chinese goods are leading to untold losses of jobs on continent
China, Iran Agree To Expand Trade To $600 Billion In A Decade
China and Iran mapped out a wide-ranging 25-year plan to broaden relations and expand trade during the first visit by a Chinese leader to the Islamic republic in 14 years. President Xi Jinping met wit...
Iran Deal Could Further Slam Markets By Unleashing Oil Wave
Stocks across the Middle East tumbled as the easing of sanctions against Iran raised the prospect of a surge in oil supplies to a market already reeling from the lowest prices in more than a decade. S...
BBC Travel - The hidden side of the Silk Road
Behind the preserved mosques and madrassas of the Silk Road lies another Uzbekistan – one that’s brash, messy and filled with gleeful anarchy.
BBC Travel - The Silk Road that no one sees
The pools beneath the pristine madrassa in Bukhara’s blue-tiled Lyab-i Hauz square were still. Men in long tunics hawked tea from silver pots in the cafes across the way. And narrow streets rolled int...
Heckscher-Ohlin model
The Heckscher–Ohlin model (H–O model) is a general equilibrium mathematical model of international trade, developed by Eli Heckscher and Bertil Ohlin at the Stockholm School of Economics. It builds on...
New Trade Theory
New trade theory (NTT) is a collection of economic models in international trade which focuses on the role of increasing returns to scale and network effects, which were developed in the late 1970s an...
Gravity model of trade
The gravity model of trade in international economics, similar to other gravity models in social science, predicts bilateral trade flows based on the economic sizes (often using GDP measurements) and ...
List of countries by exports
This is a list of countries by exports, based on the The World Factbook of the CIA.The sums listed include re-exports that constitute the majority of the activity in smaller post-industrial countries....
List of countries by exports - Wikipedia
List of countries by imports
This is a list of countries by imports, based on the World Trade Organization and The World Factbook. For comparison purposes, some non-sovereign entities are included in this list, but only sovereign...
List of countries by imports - Wikipedia
Economic integration
Economic integration is the unification of economic policies between different states through the partial or full abolition of tariff and non-tariff restrictions on trade taking place among them prior...
Economic integration - Wikipedia
Export
The term export means shipping the goods and services out of the port of a country. The seller of such goods and services is referred to as an "exporter" and is based in the country of export whereas ...
Export - Wikipedia
Fair trade
Fair trade is an organized social movement whose stated goal is to help producers in developing countries achieve better trading conditions and to promote sustainability. Members of the movement advoc...
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Free trade area
A free-trade area is the region encompassing a trade bloc whose member countries have signed a free trade agreement (FTA). Such agreements involve cooperation between at least two countries to reduce ...
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General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was a multilateral agreement regulating international trade. According to its preamble, its purpose was the "substantial reduction of tariffs and oth...
Gold standard
A gold standard is a monetary system in which the standard economic unit of account is based on a fixed quantity of gold. Three types can be distinguished: specie, exchange, and bullion. Most nations ...
Gold standard - Wikipedia