comparing export of Malaysia and China

Essay by modestboy91University, Bachelor'sB, May 2014

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1.0 Introduction

Trade is a very important economic activity now, there is no countries in the world that was not involved in the trade both inter-regional trade, among regions and countries. The purpose of a trade is increasing the welfare of the country, as indicated by the increase in GDP (Gross Domestic Products), increased industrialization, transportation progress, and development efforts towards globalization. International trade is divided into two which are export and import. Export is known as the domestic trade to another country while import is trade from the outside into domestic.

Import is defined as the process of transport of goods or commodities from one country to another country legally, generally in the trade process. The import process is an action to entering goods or commodities from other countries into the country. Imports of goods require the intervention of the customs in the country of the sender or recipient.

Basically, there have two types of import. The first is industrial and consumer goods and second is intermediate goods and services. There are some reasons which make a country decide to import products and services from other countries. To supply the domestic makket demand at a cheaper price is one of the reasons. Besides that, import goods and services will make the domestic market to improve the quality of products and services so that they can compete to the import products and services. In addition, country also will import products which are not available in the local market if the products have a high demand in that country. In addition, there are three board type of importers which are importers who are looking for any product around the world to import and sell, importers who are looking for foreign sourching to get their products at the cheaper price...