Use this discussion sample as a guide when completing your own analysis.
Economic integration has changed trade in the global market. In an effort to decrease barriers to trade, countries have worked together to establish relationships that award preferential treatment to member countries. In this discussion, you will work on the following critical element of the final project: Trade. Using the World Trade Organization Regional Trade Agreements website, identify the following elements of trade related to your project country:
- Major trading partners
- Major imports/exports
- Regional trade agreements and member countries
Discuss how regional economic integration has influenced the way your country does business with other nations. Does it create more opportunities for trade or just increase the competition? Make some observations about the impact this might have on an organization’s decision to invest in the country.