International and local trade

Trade as a field of economy that has substantially changed throughout recent years

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A lot of experts are assured that we these days still live in the times of the worldwide crisis. Owing to serious complications on the property market in the USA their prices have been substantially decreased. Although this happened in the beginning only in the USA, it spread due to miscellaneous channels like trade also to other countries, even those situated hundreds of kilometers from North America.

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On the other side, according to diverse statistics prepared for example by Eurostat or United Nations, we can find out that majority of world economies have considerably developed their condition since 2009 when the crisis began. It is indicated inter alia by the fact that the level of the exchange of goods has also substantially developed since then. The reason why it is important for a lot of corporations is that some of them doesn’t have various resources and have to import them from other countries. On the other side, in most cases they also have something to provide, starting from money and ending on miscellaneous other resources. In this kind case the trade happens. Mostly it is related to negotiations, which is likely to be a relatively demanding process, especially when both sites are appropriately prepared and have experienced members. Despite the fact that it can be quite hard to reach a compromise, we should also keep in mind that contemporarily thanks to a number of various changes, the exchange of goods got considerably simpler.

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One of the most influential factors in this topic is European Union and creation of so-called Schengen zone, which means that EU citizens can move across the borders without being controlled. This kind situation is related to products that can be moved across diverse countries that belong to the Schengen zone without bigger costs. As a result, as we can see from the points presented above, although the crisis started some years ago, majority of countries have managed to recover from it and nowadays they tend to raise the number of products that are exchanged between them.