Global Economic and Political Issues
The importance of trade continues to be a topic that is debated because the gains are not always quantifiable by those involved. An article by Ed Crooks published on January 6, 2011, America: Riveting Prospects, discusses why American companies are sometimes opposed to exporting.
Using a search engine, search for the article titled America: Riveting Prospects by Ed Crooks, which was published in the Financial Times on January 6, 2011. You will notice several options under this title, chose the link that is provided by the Financial Times. There is a free version of this article through the search engine. A subscription payment is not necessary to review this article. Complete the following:
- Discuss the 5 reasons that Mr. Crooks outlines in the article regarding issues with exporting.
- Offer your opinion of whether the economist’s viewpoint or the industrialist’s viewpoint is more agreeable to you.