How governments enforce international trade policies

Title:Multilateral trade through the WTO benefit developed countries much more than developing countries (750words)

Critically discuss the arguments in favour/against the debate theme indicating how your individual entry contributes to the group argument. All students must individually cover all aspects of the argument including theoretical arguments, examples, justification and evidence.

LO1: Show critical awareness of the complex nature of international trade, its main actors, the legal frameworks and institutions and their major issues
• Why/how nations engage in international trade (theory)
• Instruments of trade protection and trade promotion
• Political and economic arguments for trade protection
• Approaches used by firms to adhere or avoid to governments’ protective measures
• Regional Economic Integration (regional trade associations)
• The WTO and anti-globalisation movements
LO2: Critically analyse and evaluate the trade exchanges at both quantitative and qualitative level
• Trade exchanges by geographic regions (national, regional and global)
• Firm-specific examples (exports and imports)
• Inter-firm and intra-firm examples
LO3: Show knowledge of the main trade and investment promotion tools
• Factors that enable international trade
• How governments enforce international trade policies
• How the rules and regulations promoted at national, regional (RTAs) and global (WTO) levels are expected to facilitate the activities of export and import firms