International Trade, Finance and Investment
Volume of 3000 – 3200 words (12 pages)
Assignment type : Other types
1. Aims of the Module
Develop an in-depth understanding of WTO, trade agreements and trade investment completed by global financial outlook.
2. Learning Outcomes
LO.1: Explain the standards set by the GATT /World Trade Organization and certain regional trade agreements;
LO.2: Critically assess the impact of World Bank policies, investment treaties between states, and agreements between multinational
LO.3: Explain the regulations governing the financial system and assess its impacts on businesses.
LO.4: Critically evaluate various finance theories and concepts and apply them in a real business context.
LO.5: Critical analyse the risk return relationship and options.
You are a junior consultant working for an international investment organisation. The firm has some new prospective clients visiting the Head Office in London. Your manager, the head of emerging markets, is very keen to sign the clients but wants to improve their understanding of international trade, finance and investment matters.
You are tasked with writing a comprehensive report on the following:
Finance is considered as the life blood or the engine of growth for international trade and development.
a. Evaluate how the financial markets work to allocate capital within a domestic economy and internationally for trade, investment and development purposes.
b. Using an emerging economy of your choice critically evaluate what are the key challenges that country faces due to industrialisation and trade policies?
1. Title page and content
2. Executive Summary
3. Background of financial markets
4. Capital allocation within domestic economy
5. Capital allocation within international markets
6. Evaluation of emerging economy of your choice
7. Critical evaluation of challenges that country faces due to industrialisation and trade policies.
This is an academic piece of work, you are expected to conduct extensive up to date research, critically evaluating the content and appropriately referencing the sources of information used.
The report should be no longer than 3,000 words (excluding appendices).
Submission: Week 14 and must be submitted to via Turnitin.
Assessment criteria and marking scheme:
Timing and methods of feedback (written, individual): 15 working days after submission.