International Trade

International trade is the exchange of capital, goods, and services across international borders or territories because there is a need or want of goods or services.In most countries, such trade represents a significant share of gross domestic product (GDP). While international trade has existed throughout history (for example Uttarapatha, Silk Road, Amber Road, scramble for Africa, Atlantic slave trade, salt roads), its economic, social, and political importance has been on the rise in recent centuries. Carrying out trade at an international level is a complex process when compared to domestic trade. When trade takes place between two or more nations …

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MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 18 June 2024 English

The word "pharmacopoeia" has come to have many meanings, although it is commonly understood to be a book describing approved compositions and standards for drugs. In 1813 the Royal College …

towards the end of the fifteenth century the international trade in medicines expanded rapidly and exotic remedies, bioprospecting, and increas- ing international trade in drugs, coupled with shifting boundaries transi- tion from Indigenous remedy to item of international trade many years earlier. Records of such transitions


MQUP: McGill-Queen's University Press · 15 June 2024 English

Separated by the world’s longest land border and engaging in over three billion dollars in trade daily, Canada and the United States share security concerns, cultural interests, and a history …

on the possibility of expanding Canada’s international trade overall, not on NAFTA (in the autumn of


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 12 June 2024 English

Governments are due to submit their third nationally determined contributions (NDCs) in 2025. These will be the first since the landmark agreement at COP 28 to transition away from fossil …

International Labour Organization, 2015; International Trade Union Confederation, 2017; Just Transition t/documents/publication/wcms_432859.pdf International Trade Union Confederation. (2017). Just transition


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 4 June 2024 English

Public finance is a key tool used by governments to fund critical infrastructure needed to transition to renewable energy as well as direct capital and influence private investors' decisions. Ending …

require authorization from the Minister for International Trade with the concurrence of the Minister of Finance


Canadian Council for International Cooperation · 29 May 2024 English

Given the rise of the Indo-Pacific region, and the profound impacts of the region on the lives of all Canadians, the Government of Canada recognized the need for a comprehensive, …

Indo-Pacific - Dr. A.W. Lee, Director of Inclusive International Trade at the Asia Pa- cific Foundation of Canada


APF: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada · 23 May 2024 English

Pension Fund Investments in the Asia Pacific

Foundation of Canada is grateful to Manager, International Trade and Investment; Export Development Canada Specialist, this Investment Monitor report. International Trade and Investment; and Rachael Gurney, APF Canada


PECC: Pacific Economic Cooperation Council · 23 May 2024 English

41 2 Summary and main messages This Policy Brief is focused on the discussion of the state of good regulatory practice for services in APEC at present, and the challenges …

Miroudot et. al. (2013) Measuring the cost of international trade in services | World Trade Review | Cambridge eview/article/abs/measuring-the-cost-of-international-trade-in-services/B1B5074DB66012353FB63CF6BB7657E5 eview/article/abs/measuring-the-cost-of-international-trade-in-services/B1B5074DB66012353FB63CF6BB7657E5 expected to contribute significantly more to international trade by 2025.24 ⮚ Regulatory considerations: market which may have positive spillover effects on international trade. 44 AI is expected to lead to the development


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 16 May 2024 English

A guide for governments on defining what should be considered as "strategic" or "critical" based on a series of objective criteria.

critical for the green transition: Production, international trade and export restrictions, OECD Trade Policy


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 15 May 2024 English

International investment treaties and their investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS) system are facing growing scrutiny of how they threaten climate action, environmental protection, and social justice. But what would an alternative …

[OECD], n.d.-a; United Nations Commission On International Trade Law [UNCITRAL], 2024; United Nations Conference subsidies through treaties to avoid their international trade-distorting effects, to improve resilience regulation of subsidies have been going on in the international trade and tax communities for some time, and despite better way to proceed. 21 Regulation of international trade is an important element that impacts the


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 15 May 2024 English

International investment treaties and their investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS) system are facing growing scrutiny of how they threaten climate action, environmental protection, and social justice. But what would an alternative …


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