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Morning business round-up

Morning business round-up | Business Activity World Wide | Scoop.it

Our daily morning business round-up looks at the main stories in Europe and Asia

 

Chapter 6

6.2

How the IMF is affecting Global business. The latest prediction of how Europe and Asia are affected.

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Outlook 2012: Gold Prices, Economy, Forex Rates Will Affect India, China Jewelry Demand - Forbes

Outlook 2012: Gold Prices, Economy, Forex Rates Will Affect India, China Jewelry Demand - Forbes | Business Activity World Wide | Scoop.it

New York--(Kitco News)--India and China will continue to be the big markets for precious metals jewelry in 2012 but higher gold prices, an uncertain economy and fluctuating exchange rates will continue to affect buying habits.

 

Chapter 6.1

This deals with the exchange rate of gold in 2012.

 

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North American Free Trade Agreement | NAFTANow.org

North American Free Trade Agreement | NAFTANow.org | Business Activity World Wide | Scoop.it

Capter 5

This article gives a good explanotion of NAFTA in 2012.

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UPDATE 1- Swedish economy slowing fast, rate cut seen

(Adds fresh analyst comment, market reaction)STOCKHOLM, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Sweden's manufacturing sectorshrank for a second month in September and by more thanexpected, data showed on Monday, pointing...

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The Chinese Economy | Economy Watch

The Chinese Economy | Economy Watch | Business Activity World Wide | Scoop.it

The China or Chinese economy - economic profile, statistics, analysis, economic indicators, GDP, growth, sectoral breakdown, and trade data. 

 

Chapter 4

 

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Effective Cross Cultural Communication in International Business

Effective Cross Cultural Communication in International Business | Business Activity World Wide | Scoop.it

Before doing business with a different host country, it’s essential to have knowledge of its culture to avoid cultural faux pas and misunderstandings that can result from subtle gestures and signals.

Chapter 3

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International Trade & Investment Theories Classical Country Based Theories: « International Marketing « Marketing « CkBooks Online – Free Online Books

International Trade & Investment Theories Classical Country Based Theories: International merchandise trade in goods in 2006 was $8 tr.

Chapter 2

Trade theories

This site expalins most of the trade theories discussed in chapter 2 

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Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) | Business Activity World Wide | Scoop.it

Chapter 2 International trade and foreign direct investment

This site gives a good definition and explanation

 

Foreign direct investment, or FDI, is when businesses from one country invest in businesses in a foreign country. How does FDI work, and what are the advantages and disadvantages?

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The Role of Ethics in International Business

How and whether it is possible to act ethically at international level.
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NZ's No. 8 wire approach 'hampers global business growth' | Voxy ...

NZ's No. 8 wire approach 'hampers global business growth' | Voxy ... | Business Activity World Wide | Scoop.it
Grant Thornton New Zealand's Director of People and Culture and MBA student, Vicki Caisley has recently returned from a two-week Massey University study tour of the United States (US) looking at international business ...
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World Bank cuts East Asia GDP outlook, flags China risks

World Bank cuts East Asia GDP outlook, flags China risks | Business Activity World Wide | Scoop.it

SINGAPORE: The World Bank cut its economic growth forecasts for the East Asia and Pacific region on Monday and said there was a risk the slowdown in China could worsen and last longer than many.

 

Chapter 6.1

How the World Bank is expecting economic growth in Asia and the Pacific and shortfalls in China 

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Tea partiers fear United Nations intervention in 2012 election

Tea partiers fear United Nations intervention in 2012 election | Business Activity World Wide | Scoop.it

The tea party has added another item to its list of reasons to fear the United Nations: Some in the movement say the U.N. is planning to intervene in the United States' upcoming elections.

 

Chapter 5

This discuss's the United Nations and the Tea Party. Also the fear of the UN possibly will step in during the elections

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Difference Between GATT and WTO | Difference Between

GATT vs WTO General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade is commonly referred to as GATT.

Chapter 5

This explains some of the differences in the GATT and the WTO 

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Are fears of the fiscal cliff hurting the economy? Maybe not.

Are fears of the fiscal cliff hurting the economy? Maybe not. | Business Activity World Wide | Scoop.it

Are fears of the fiscal cliff hurting the economy? Maybe not.

Chapter 4 

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cross cultural training in dallas – Circles of Excellence

cross cultural training in dallas – Circles of Excellence | Business Activity World Wide | Scoop.it

Chapter 3

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Cross Cultural Business Etiquette

Cross Cultural Business Etiquette | Business Activity World Wide | Scoop.it

Business etiquette is a very sensitive subject for those doing business internationally. Much of business etiquette stems from what is or is not appropriate in the respective culture.

 

Chapter 3

This site gives a few helpfull tips on etiquette for doing business around the world 

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The Silk Road

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Chapter 2

This pertains to the land and water trade routes used by Asia.

It is also considered to be used by the black market.

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Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) | Beyond Intractability

Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) | Beyond Intractability | Business Activity World Wide | Scoop.it
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