International Marketing Project

Economic Analysis II


Don't forget to cite your sources & keep writing in your own words!
keep track of every resource you use — remember to cite within text and create a bibliography entry

 

International Trade Statistics (overview sentence)

This is a sentence that will introduce your reader to a much greater understanding of the International Trade Statistics of your particular country - i.e. The following Trade Statistics.....

Major Exports (bulleted list)

This is a list of specific products as opposed to natural resources – you may need to search this out

Description of Exports (table, graph, or paragraph)

This should be more detailed information about the Major Exports from your country

Dollar Value of Exports (labeled statistic)

 

Export Partners (pie chart)

 

Major Imports (bulleted list)

 

Description of Imports (table, graph, or paragraph)

This should be more detailed information about the Major Imports from your country

Dollar Value of Imports (labeled statistic)

 

Import Partners (pie chart)

 

Problems of Scarcity (paragraph)

Determine if your country lacks essential resources or industries in which it must import goods to fullfill specific needs — i.e. food products, arable land, natural resources like oil or rubber, etc.

Balance of Payments (labeled statistic)

This is in regard to imports in to and exports from your country. You are to write a one sentence labeled statistic the informs the reader if your country has a trade surplus (exports are larger than imports) or a trade deficit (imports are larger than exports) and the amount of that surplus or deficit.

Trade Balance (paragraph)

This is a written paragraph where you will interpret your country's Balance of Payments (from above). Within this paragraph, you should describe to the reader why this is important to know (i.e. The U.S. has an enormous trade deficit - U.S. is also the wealthiest nation - investments within companies from abroad makes U.S. less susceptible to problems from deficit, etc.

Exchange Rates (paragraph)

Define what exchange rates are for the benefit of your reader (and yourself). Include how this is a benefit or detriment for a company doing business within this country. For example, a low currency value compared to the dollar provides an advantage for someone from the United States purchasing in that country, however, selling items in that country from the United States may be perceived as overvalued or have a smaller profit margin.

Name of Currency (labeled statistic)

 

Current Rate of Exchange (labled statistic)

 

Inflation Rate (graph)

Compare to the U.S. and to the same three (3) countries used previously. An inflation rate of about 3% is considered normal. If your country has an inflation rate greater than -5% or 5%, you should make note of questionable economic stability.

After you insert your graph - then interpret what this means (minimum of 2 sentences)

Unemployment Rate (graph)

Compare to the U.S. and to the same three (3) countries used previously. Provide a statement on the apparent comparable strength of the country's economy based on unemployment below the graph (second year should address this relationship to inflation).

After you have made your graph - then interpret what this means (minimum of 2 sentences)

 

Save As > econ_analysis2 in your IMP folder