International Trade and Capital Flows

Unraveling the World of International Trade and Capital Flows: A Comprehensive Overview

Welcome to the fascinating realm of international trade and capital flows! In this overview, we’ll explore the key concepts and dynamics that shape global commerce and finance. Are you ready to dive in? Let’s get started!

International Trade

Explore the ins and outs of imports, exports, and trade, touching on trade protection, the difference between absolute and comparative advantage, and essential trade models such as the Ricardian and Heckscher-Ohlin models. Grasp the pros and cons of trade and its influence on production, specialization, and economic expansion.

► Master the art of international trade here.

Trade Restrictions and Trade Agreements

Unravel the mysteries of trade restrictions, their economic implications, and the reasons countries impose them. Plus, get a glimpse of trade agreements promoting free trade and their varying degrees of integration.

► Become a trade restriction guru here.

Capital Restrictions

Learn about capital restrictions, their economic consequences, and the reasons governments enforce them. Investigate the different types of restrictions on capital inflow and outflow, and weigh the short-term advantages against long-term drawbacks.

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Balance of Payments

Dive into the balance of payments system, its components, and the relationship with national economic accounts. Learn about the double-entry system, trade deficits and surpluses, and the importance of understanding these concepts for the CFA exam.

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Trade Organisations

Explore the roles and objectives of major trade organizations like the IMF, World Bank, and WTO, and understand how they contribute to global trade, economic development, and the fight against poverty.

► Dive into the workings of trade organizations here.