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International trade is primarily the exchange of goods and services (imports and exports) between countries – or across international borders. Since trading spans different regions, trading of this nature is affected by the world economy, as we’ve all seen when it comes to oil prices due to the conflicts in the Middle East. A product sold on the global market is considered an export, while products purchased are considered imports.

Since different countries have different resources, some are able to produce products or services more efficiently, and thus at a lower cost. These lower costs then afford them the benefit of selling it at a cheaper rate to other countries. If one country does not have a specific item, it can trade with other countries that have this item in exchange for something of value they do have available. Without international trade, countries would be bound to only those goods or services produced within their borders. As a result of international trading, in many instances there is greater competition which allows the consumers to find lower priced products available.

In order for businesses to be successful in international trade they must be aware of what resources various countries have available. To that extent information on investment analysis, economic forecasts, political status, and demographics is important to staying ahead. MarketResearch.com has the information your company needs to understand and succeed the international trade arena.
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International Trade Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Spain

    ... the Spanish and Eurozone economies, we still estimate GDP growth at 3.1% in 2017 and have raised our 2018 forecast to an above-consensus 2.9% (from 2.7%). Our growth projection for 2019 remains unchanged at 2.4%. Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Eurozone

    ... This has led to a new set of GDP revisions which are likely to have taken 2017 growth to 2.5%. On the monetary policy front, we now expect a period of calm following the cut ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Ghana

    ... momentum will have continued through Q4, prompting an upward revision in our 2017 growth estimate to 8.3% (from 6.8% previously). Higher oil output will remain a key growth driver in 2018, but base effects will ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Israel

    ... We still forecast GDP growth will accelerate to 3.5% in 2018, led by consumer spending, amid rising confidence, supportive policies and favourable labour market trends. And robust global demand will continue to buoy service exports. Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Saudi Arabia

    ... output and only modest growth in the non-oil sector. But the outlook for 2018 is brighter. Expansionary fiscal policy, gradually rising oil output and various pro-growth government initiatives are seen lifting GDP growth to 2% ... Read More

  • Weekly Economic Briefings - Emerging Markets Weekly Economic Briefing

    ... supported by still-robust world trade growth, firming commodity prices, and buoyant capital inflows so far this year. We continue to expect that overall EM growth will rise to 4.7% in 2018 from 4.4% in 2017.​ Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Australia

    ... spectacular growth in Australia’s economy. Exports continue to benefit from positive global momentum, but domestic demand remains somewhat subdued. We see GDP growth accelerating gently to 2.4% this year (from an estimated 2.2% in 2017). Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Austria

    ... level on the back of strong orders and the tight links to European supply chains. And surveys show this strength is to extend beyond industry, across all sectors. After expanding 3.1% in 2017, the economy ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Switzerland

    ... as the strong PMI figures and the ongoing fall in unemployment, point to a robust start to 2018. We maintain our GDP growth forecast for 2018 at 2.4%, up from an estimated 1% last year. Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Kazakhstan

    ... now been raised to 3.8%. While the oil boost is likely to fade in 2018, this is leading to a current account turnaround and expansion of non-oil industries that should result in growth of about ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Latvia

    ... that launched the present phase of recovery. Although faster inflation (around 3.7% in Q4 2017 due to strong demand and cost increases) may force a slight slowdown to just below 5% in 2018, growth should ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Iceland

    ... now estimated at 3.7%. But ISK strength also brought Q4 inflation below 2%, so growth of close to 4% is sustainable in 2018 as monetary policy stays relaxed. Although 2018’s targeted 2% fiscal surplus appears ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Italy

    ... see it growing by 1.4% this year. However, the upcoming elections, at the beginning of March, could create a period of heightened uncertainty. Moreover, they are very unlikely to result in a strong reformist government. Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Finland

    ... office made some large revisions to their Q2 and Q3 GDP estimates, but the data still portrays an economy that is growing at a healthy pace and benefits from a booming Eurozone and domestic demand. Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - South Africa

    ... upgrade follows a favourable market reaction to the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as the new president of the ruling ANC party in December. His victory has triggered a mild upside scenario on the back of ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Greece

    ... recovery can build further momentum this year. This, along with the recent sharp falls in bond yields, has increased the possibility of Greece exiting its existing bail-out this year without recourse to a follow-up arrangement. Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Thailand

    ... by a solid 7.4% y/y, while tourist arrivals were up 23.2% y/y. In addition, the manufacturing PMI moved into expansionary territory in December for the first time in three months, and the healthy growth in ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Netherlands

    ... 0.4% following on from Q2’s supercharged 1.5% quarterly rise. In Q4, manufacturing production had a weak start but rebounded in November. Record-level sentiment has continued to advance in December and employment growth in Q4 was ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Germany

    ... sentiment points to strong broad-based growth continuing in 2018. Record-setting manufacturing surveys imply that exports and investment will remain key beneficiaries of the industrial revival. That should buy the CDU / SPD time as they ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Poland

    ... the external environment has helped to offset the impact of surging consumption on imports, limiting the drag from net trade on growth. Growth will slow somewhat from an estimated 4.4% in 2017 to 3.8% in ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Philippines

    ... budget deficit stabilised (with both revenue and spending growing strongly), and the long-awaited comprehensive tax reform package was passed. All point to a favourable environment for household spending, which should in turn keep GDP growth ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Bulgaria

    ... softening of labour market conditions, which had remained very tight through most of 2017. Meanwhile, industrial production data for October and November showed a broad-based weakening of activity towards year-end. These results support our view ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Estonia

    ... growth. The tight labour market and the need to maintain budget balance are set to cause a slowdown in 2018 to about 3.7%, but growth rates will return to the 4% trend in 2019-21 as ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Japan

    ... driver of growth, helped by fiscal and monetary policy. GDP is forecast to grow 1.7% this year, after an estimated expansion of 1.8% in 2017. We expect growth to moderate to 0.9% in 2019 as ... Read More

  • Country Economic Forecasts - Oman

    ... recovering oil prices and higher gas output. But despite the postponement of the planned 5% VAT introduction to 2019, we have lowered our growth forecast to 3.6% from 5% previously. The extension of the OPEC ... Read More

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