Trade Essay Topics

Free trade – Blessing in Disguise

Antagonists of government intervention envisage a liberalized or ‘free’ trading arena. While international trade has been present throughout much of history , its economic, social, and political importance has only recently become apparent. Walter Block sees free trade as ‘the only philosophy compatible with international peace and prosperity. Free trade involves the eradication of current… View Article

Sole Trader

Sole Trader: My business would not work as a sole trader business as there are too many aspects of the business that need attention, as a result more than one person would be needed to run the business. As of this I am going to run a franchised business from pizza hut. Franchise: This would suit… View Article

The Fundamental Problem Of Exchange In Long Distance Trade

How did medieval merchants solve the fundamental problem of exchange in long distance trade? What light does this shed on the prosperity of the Venetian Republic and Portugal before 1700? Trading has been an elementary part of economies since the advantages of it were discovered. The ability to exchange goods greatly contributes to economic efficiency… View Article

Free Trade

“Free trade, alone, explains the varying fortunes of British industry and agriculture”. How valid is this view of the period 1846-68? There is doubt that during the years 1846-68, the British industry and agriculture experienced a period of vast growth and varying fortunes. Free trade has been seen by many historians as the main motive… View Article

The World Trade Organisation

Introduction The ‘World Trade Organisation’ is a global entity that is responsible for creating and regulating different statutes and policies for trading of goods and services on international level. According to the BBC (2011), “the World Trade Organisation is an international body whose purpose is to promote free trade by persuading countries to abolish import… View Article

The value of world trade

The value of world trade has been growing at a faster rate than world GDP. Asses the factors which might explain this trend. (20) Between 1980 and 2002, world trade has more than tripled while world output (measured in terms of GDP) has only doubled. The rise in trade relative to output is common across… View Article

Trade Warehouse and Network Three

Trade Warehouse and Network Three aim to entice their viewers to purchase their merchandise. The purpose of the Trade Warehouse advertisement is to encourage people to but their product. It is also inviting people to come to the warehouse for the reason that the advertisement provides directions to the location of the warehouse, where as… View Article

International Trade

The purpose of this paper is to prepare a speech that will be provided to a number of reporters that are not well versed with economics. In this paper I will put emphasis on international trade and foreign exchange rates and how those affect the GDP, domestic markets, and students. I will also outline some… View Article

The Indus civilization’s economy appears to have depended significantly on trade, which was facilitated by major advances in transport technology. The IVC may have been the first civilization to use wheeled transport.[52] These advances may have included bullock carts that are identical to those seen throughout South Asia today, as well as boats. Most of… View Article

Financial Report for Sole Traders and Partnerships

Sole traders: According to Peterson and Plowman : “ As sole proprietorship is a business unit whose ownership and management are vested in one person. This individual assumes all risk of loss and failure of the enterprise and receives all profits from its successful operation”. A sole trader describes any business that is owned and… View Article

Assessment of the Extent by which the Introduction of Euro

January 1, 1999 was a memorable date for eleven European Countries as this became the official date that they have come to adopt the Euro as their official currency. All eleven countries would undergo changes in their systems especially the currencies by which they would adopt an official exchange rate that would govern their circulation…. View Article

International Trade debate Part 2

In reading my classmate’s paper, it is interesting to note that while the author is against unrestricted trade, the author nevertheless cites many of its benefits such as reducing dependency and cutting the cost of living. What is even more interesting is that the author tries to build a case around arguments that consider these… View Article

Energy Resources

Trade – offs for the energy resources Large scale hydroelectric power This taps the abundant energy resource presented to humanity by Nature in the form of water streams flowing under potential energy gradient presented by natural topography. This energy resource is practically free, practically renewable and exploiting this form of energy hurts the environs to… View Article

European Union Trade Law

Introduction Counterfeiting, piracy and infringements of intellectual property rights are very frequent in the European Union[1]. These take place all over the world and pose a grave danger to national economies and governments. The success of such activities is due to the counterfeiters’ greed for money and also the increase in demand due to consumer… View Article