Globalizing customer solutions: the enlightened confluence of technology, innovation, trade, and investment
In the last fifty years, the world economy has benefited from a globalization process driven by the enlightened confluence of technology, innovation, trade, and foreign direct investment. This book broadens our understanding of that process. Opening with a review of current global economic metrics and the significant differences between advanced and developing nations, the book goes on to discuss the globalization paradigm and the forces driving it. Also covering the evolution of international trade, the book reviews trade distortions from external and internal sources, comparing trade on a multilateral, non-discriminatory basis with alternative trade practices. Describing the rapidly growing practice of foreign direct investment, the book shows how FDI is closely linked to international trade and concludes with a review of the important function FDI can play.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
achieve advanced economies agreement antidumping assets barriers benefits billion bribery bribes capital Chapter COCOM conspicuous customer solutions convert global inputs corruption cost created current account deficit developing nations developing world dispute-settlement domestic dumping economic development economic sanctions efficiently equity European Union export credits export subsidies favorable FDI affiliates flows foreign direct investment foreign markets funds GATT Uruguay Round global competition global economic global enterprises global markets impact important incentives innovation inputs into outputs intellectual property rights international trade investor Japan kets ment multilateral nomic North Korea OECD outputs for global paradigm political potential protection protectionism rates rules sales revenues Section 301 significantly specific strategic export controls strategy tariffs tion trade distortions trade diversion trade policy transfer Transparency International U.S. Congress U.S. exports U.S. trading partners United World Bank world markets World Trade Organization