Trade and Markets

Trade and Markets

by SCODA
International trade and investments are fundamental drivers for economic growth and welfare. Free trade and a level playing field enable companies to optimise their supply chain and improve their access to global markets.

Specialization

Trade exists due to the specialization and division of labor, in which most people concentrate on a small aspect of production, trading for other products. Trade exists between regions because different regions may have a comparative advantage (perceived or real) in the production of some trade-able commodity, or because different regions’ size may encourage mass production.

Quotas and Restrictions

International trade, which is governed by the World Trade Organization, can be restricted by both tariff and non-tariff barriers. International trade is usually regulated by governmental quotas and restrictions, and often taxed by tariffs. Tariffs are usually on imports, but sometimes countries may impose export tariffs or subsidies. If a government removes all trade barriers, a condition of free trade exists without protectionist policy.

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