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唔小东西越来越紧学长International economics is concerned with the effects upon economic activity of international differences in productive resources and consumer preferences and the institutions that affect them. It seeks to explain the patterns and consequences of transactions and interactions between the inhabitants of different countries, including trade, investment and migration.

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Thursday, January 13, 2011

Top 10 Risks for Global Business

Distilled from the collected viewpoints of over 70 leading industry executives and analysts and backed by exhaustive research across 14 different sectors, the Ernst & Young Business Risk Report 2010 identifies the 10 greatest risks facing businesses.

These may not all apply to your business but it's certainly worth a look to anticipate challenges ahead.

Here are the ten:
  1. Regulation and compliance.
  2. Access to credit.
  3. Slow recovery or double-dip recession.
  4. Managing talent.
  5. Emerging markets.
  6. Cost-cutting.
  7. Nontraditional entrants.
  8. Radical greening.
  9. Social acceptance risk and corporate social responsibility.
  10. Executing alliances and transactions.
Best part of the entire piece:

Globally, business is generally experiencing an upswing.

Read the entire article here.

Posted by:  The Global Small Business Blog


Thursday, December 16, 2010

A Revival in Global Economic Activity

Exports during the month hit their highest level since August 2008, themonth before the financial crisis.
"More and more of our exports have started going to thefaster-growing regions in Asia, Latin America and Canada," said MorganStanley economist Ted Wieseman. "It highlights that the emerging marketsnever really had much of a slowdown at all. They've continued tooutperform throughout the crisis."

Exports of industrial supplies were particularly strong, rising 8%,driven by chemicals and plastics. Food exports also surged. Among thebig gains: Soybean exports jumped to almost $2.4 billion, an all-timehigh, from $1.8 billion in September.
Read the entire article here.