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Background And General Info Outline

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#1 - BACKGROUND & GENERAL INFO
**3 KINDS OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE**

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Buy/Sell Agreement o

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Documentary Sale
? With or w/out letter of credit (L/C)

Licensing o

Obtaining the right to:*

Use, sell, manufacture, distribute

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Not the right to own product or name

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Licensor keeps patent, trademark, control, etc.

Foreign Direct Investment o

Opening subsidiaries in a foreign country & manufacture goods there

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i.e. Ford manufacturing parts in Japan (still U.S. products)

GLOBAL BUSINESS

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Differences btwn. Domestic & International Business Deals o Laws o Distance o Currency o Transportation o Infrastructure o Language

o Domestic
? Money & product exchange at the same time
? Buy socks = give cashier $, get socks right then o International
? Seller gets $$ first - then delivers goods
? Many pitfalls (buyer reliable? Seller reliable? Etc.)
? Distance between parties
? More than one legal system
? More than one currency
? No trust btwn. buyer/seller o Primary Risk to the Seller

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