With the resurgence of ‘new Protectionism’, international trade and trade relations are once again prime topics for study. This book, first published in 1997, examines in detail the different ways to answer the questions: What are the causes of trade relations? And specifically, what factors determine a flow of commodities from one country to another?
1. The Study of International Trade Relations 2. The Determinants of Import Penetration 3. Methodology for Trade Research 4. Operationalization and Models of Analysis 5. Results of Analyses 6. Conclusion
This set examines a vast range of topics covering all experiences of business and economics from across Asia. Dealing with early banking systems in China; the industrialisation of Korea and Taiwan; the evolution of Japanese business practices; economic development; protectionist policies; industrial investment; trade; tourism; and a host of other topics, the books collected here form a vital reference resource across a wide subject area.