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18-North America(International Business)

18-North America(International Business)

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Dr Zain Yusufzai
North America
Chapter # 18 (page 511-539).
Canada’s economyDifferences in the business environment
Canada’s industrial climate
Canada’s regulatory environment
Competition ACTA Canadian federal law, which regulatesanticompetitive practices and prohibitsactions that will substantially lessen or prevent competition; it is similar to USantitrust laws
Exports and imports
Organization in Quebec
Banking and financeCanada labor codeA federal law that covers areas such aswages, employment practices, work safety,and conciliation of labor disputesLabor relations
Working conditions
InvestmentsInvestment Canada ACT (ICA)An act designed to create for foreign investmentby significantly loosening previous restrictionsCanada’s multinationalsMultilateral agreement on investment (MAL)Business opportunities in CanadaNorth americium free trade agreement (NAFTA)A regional free tree trade agreement betweenCanada’ the us and MexicoUnited states-Canada free arcade agreement (FTA):a trade agreement that eliminates most traderestrictions (such as tariffs) between these two
International businessAlan M. Rugman, Richard M. Hodgetts
Dr Zain Yusufzai
North America
Chapter # 18 (page 511-539).
countries and extends national treatment to foreigninvestmentMarketing in Canada
Distribution practices
Advertising and promotion
FranchisingMexico’s economy
MNE investment
Labor Mexico and the North American free tradeagreementLatin America inter regional association (LAIA)A free trade group formed to reduceintraregional trade barriers and to promoteregional economic cooperation. Argentina,Bolivia Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador,Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela are allmembersRegional trade agreementsMarcusor A sub regional free trader group formed topromote economic cooperation; the groupconsists of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, andUruguayAndean common market (ancom)A sub regional free trade compact designedto promote economic and social integrationand cooperation; Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador,Peru, and Venezuela are all membersEnterprise for the AmericasAn idea launched by president bush; the aimof this effort is to create the free trade areafrom Alaska to argentine AntarcticaFree trade area of the Americas (FTAA);A regional trade agreement that is exacted tosucceed NAFTA and include 34 countriesacross north, central, and South America
International businessAlan M. Rugman, Richard M. Hodgetts

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