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Free Trade

Summary: Essay that outlines the advantages and disadvantages of free trade and the reasoning for use of protection policies within nations.
International trade has the purpose of sufficing demand for goods and services not readily available within a country. Specialisation and free trade can bring about a situation where countries may take advantage of the concepts of absolute and comparative advantages. However, in the face of globalisation, countries still practice methods of protection (such as tariffs, quotas, subsides, local content rules or voluntary export restraints), using the main justifications including: the infant industry argument, protecting domestic employment, the anti-dumping argument, the defence and self-sufficiency argument and the cheap foreign labour and environmental exploitation argument.

International trade refers to the trading between the nations of the global economy. This enables a country to satisfy the demand for goods and services not being readily available in the economy (lack of supply) or another nation produces the goods more efficiently than the country in question. Looking at trading relationship between Australia and...

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