Essays Tagged: "FTA"

political and economic development of Canada

artially devoted to reducing the large public sector debt. The 1989 US-Canada Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have led to a dramatic increase in trade a ...

(3 pages) 125 0 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Comparitive study of canada and the US economically and politically

Canada has sense become heavily dependent on U.S. trade, since the US-Canada Free trade Agreement (FTA) 1989, and the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) the intertwining of the two economies ...

(6 pages) 152 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A socialist view of the free trade agreement between Australia and the United States of Ammerica

The federal government claims that the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which the respective countries' representatives agreed to in late January, will bring substant ... ic sector and decent wages and conditions -- is under attack.Australian capitalists want to use the FTA as a battering-ram against the working class. They want to wipe out many of the historical gains ... , which it could be argued they view as an impediment to, if not actually directly outlawed by, the FTA.Alongside that goes the political imperative -- and this is where I think PM John Howard has bee ...

(8 pages) 71 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

US ASEAN Business Council

d the direct beneficial impact a bilateral agreement will have on the parties to it, we believe the FTA will serve as an important building block for wider initiatives, such as the P-5, a US-ASEAN FTA ... -5, a US-ASEAN FTA and a new WTO round, and serve as a model for these and other possible Bilateral FTAs. The announcement of the opening of negotiations between Chile and the US on an FTA is directly ...

(34 pages) 205 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Question: "A bilateral free trade agreement between the USA and Australia is likely to be of only marginal benefit to Australian businesses." Evaluate this statement.

A Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Australia and the United States of America (USA) appears to present a unique opportunit ... he interests of Australian business. However, to what extent would free trade benefit Australia? An FTA superficially seems to offer significant benefits to Australia in terms of employment and the ex ... strial relations (Frenkel, Peetz, 1990). A study undertaken by the APEC Study Centre showed that an FTA could play an important role in attracting US investment into Australian businesses. An FTA woul ...

(9 pages) 196 0 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Singapore Print Media

Introduction:Streats and Today are FTA (free to air) newspapers. Both differ in terms of writing style, placement of that particular ne ...

(4 pages) 60 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Canadian Government

try, and globalization does not help. The most obvious agreements between the US and Canada are the FTA (Free Trade Agreement) and the impending NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement). These econ ... ates of America as they have bought more and more of their shares in the businesses.In the original FTA there are practically no environmental safeguards; we have all but sold our life blood (natural ...

(5 pages) 46 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Define what is regional economic integration.

tariff on imports from the rest of the world. The North American Free Trade Area is an example of a FTA. When the NAFTA is fully implemented, tariffs of automobile imports between the US and Mexico wi ... zero. However, Mexico may continue to set a different tariff than the US on auto imports from non-NAFTA countries.Customs Union: A customs union occurs when a group of countries agree to eliminate tar ...

(2 pages) 23106 1 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Free Trade Agreement

ecent international business participants has been stressed in the context of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) since more and more countries pursue it in the regional or multilateral trade initiatives with ... s or a firm or individual (Mahoney, Trigg, Griffin and Pustay, 2001, p. 244). Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is by definition a trade agreement negotiated by countries involved, in purpose of eliminating ...

(11 pages) 293 0 2.3 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Free Trade Area (FTA) Analysis in China

nd economy. To achieve this, regional economic integration has the leading effect. Free Trade Area (FTA) is perceived as the fundamental level of economic integration and also the most popular form, w ... in the region. Meanwhile, the members can set their own trade policies to the countries outside the FTA. (Hill, 2007) In the first section of this essay, the advantages and disadvantages of FTA to the ...

(10 pages) 50 1 4.3 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Macro and Micro-Economics

rom any restraints imposed by governments or other regulators'. (Economist, 2013) Selected forms of FTADescriptionExampleBilateral TradeReduces trade barriers between 2 participating natio ... increased competitionStimulate export growth etcTo better understand the practical implications of FTAs, the country case example of Singapore and its FTA with China and USA have been used:CSFTA:Sing ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management