SIB590 - World Trade Agreements

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Subject Title
World Trade Agreements

Subject Description
This subject will focus upon the impact of multilateral trade related institutions and regional trade agreements on the global economy.

Credit Status
Credit for the International Business Administration Diploma Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Discuss the structure, mandate, achievements, and failures of multilateral institutions such as: the United Nations, World Bank, I.M.F., G.A.T.T., and W.T.O.

2. Discuss trade related groups such as the G-7 (G-8) and the O.E.C.D.

3. Discuss the structure, objectives and realities of regional trade agreements such as the F.T.A., N.A.F.T.A., F.T.A.A., E.U., A.S.E.A.N., A.P.E.C., and MERCOSUR.

4. Debate the merits of globalisation.

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