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Globalisation Introduction
09 April 2012 12:35
· Trade has always been means of acquiring a good which a country does not possess. ·
The G8 includes eight of the largest industrialised countries: Canada, France, Germany, Italy,
Japan, Russia, the UK and the USA whom meet to discuss matters of global…

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What do countries trade - Globalisation
10 April 2012 17:17

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What is globalisation
Globalisation is the rapid expansion of world trade in goods and services leading to greater
international interdependence.

To produce goods and services many large firms have emerged which produce goods in a
number of different countries…

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Improvements in transportation
Cost of moving goods from one country to other by ship or plane have been reduced due to new
technologies and competition.

Containerisation - goods can quickly move from ship to lorry, so handling becomes easier and
hence costs are reduced.

Lower transport costs means that goods…

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Multinationals
09 April 2012 13:36

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What is a multinational company?
A company that has its headquarters in one country but operations all over the world - they are
very big organizations examples are Ford, Toyota, Shell, BP, Microsoft etc.

Multinationals account for
20% of production in the global economy…

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Availability of government grants
UK government offered a grant to Nissan to set up its car factory in Sunderland, an area of high
unemployment

Countries also gain from having MNCs as it brings new technology, creates jobs
and promotes economic growth.

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Disadvantages of MNCs
Loss of jobs…

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International specialisation and trade
09 April 2012 13:36
International trade has grown because countries are better at producing different products and
can gain by trading these for products that other countries are good at producing. What is meant
by specialisation
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Being better than another country at providing a good…

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Globalisation Introduction
09 April 2012 12:35
· Trade has always been means of acquiring a good which a country does not possess. ·
The G8 includes eight of the largest industrialised countries: Canada, France, Germany, Italy,
Japan, Russia, the UK and the USA whom meet to discuss matters of global…

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What do countries trade - Globalisation
10 April 2012 17:17

·
What is globalisation
Globalisation is the rapid expansion of world trade in goods and services leading to greater
international interdependence.

To produce goods and services many large firms have emerged which produce goods in a
number of different countries…

Page 5

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Improvements in transportation
Cost of moving goods from one country to other by ship or plane have been reduced due to new
technologies and competition.

Containerisation - goods can quickly move from ship to lorry, so handling becomes easier and
hence costs are reduced.

Lower transport costs means that goods…

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Multinationals
09 April 2012 13:36

·
What is a multinational company?
A company that has its headquarters in one country but operations all over the world - they are
very big organizations examples are Ford, Toyota, Shell, BP, Microsoft etc.

Multinationals account for
20% of production in the global economy…

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locate in

Availability of government grants
UK government offered a grant to Nissan to set up its car factory in Sunderland, an area of high
unemployment

Countries also gain from having MNCs as it brings new technology, creates jobs
and promotes economic growth.

·
Disadvantages of MNCs
Loss of jobs…

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International specialisation and trade
09 April 2012 13:36
International trade has grown because countries are better at producing different products and
can gain by trading these for products that other countries are good at producing. What is meant
by specialisation
·
Being better than another country at providing a good…

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Shiv

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Thanks for the notes they will help a lot :)

samir

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anyone got an exam on Monday help needed!

email [email protected] 

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Demi

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In the spec it says "evaluate the role of mncs in globalisation' what does this mean? Like what do they want us to talk about.

reeceb0017

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Hi I love this it is absolutey grate. using it for my Maths GCSE to learn quadratics

reeceb0017

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Hi I love this it is absolutey grate. using it for my Maths GCSE to learn quadratics

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Hi I love this it is absolutey grate. using it for my Maths GCSE to learn quadratics

reeceb0017

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Hi I love this it is absolutey grate. using it for my Maths GCSE to learn quadratics