HI5016 International Trade And Enterprise Assessment Answer

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Group Assessment: Research Paper 1- Details and Submission Guidelines
T1 2021
Unit Code
Unit Title
International Trade and Enterprise
Group Report
Purpose of the assessment (with ULO Mapping)
Students are required to work in groups of up to four. While working in a specific group, students are required to apply their knowledge learned in Online Pre- recorded Lectures, Additional Materials and Interactive Tutorial Sessions of this course unit to write a report (Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4).
Also, students may choose to work alone as a SOLO group (note in BB the conditions of Solo group work).

Assignment Specifications


Students are expected to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of a chosen topic by applying international trade theories and concepts learnt during Week 1 to Week

The in-depth analysis of the chosen topic, should be supported by data/statistics, figures, tables and relevant literature.

In this assignment, students are required to do better than recycle the lecture materials. Students are to research the chosen topic in more depth providing evidence of independent research.

Detailed requirements of the assignment

You are a group of advisors working in the Department of Trade and Foreign Affairs in Australia. As advisors you are required to write a report covering the following topics, based on the past 5 years, in which you compare two countries. Each group must choose two countries (not including Australia). This report should provide useful information for the Department of Trade and Foreign Affairs for appropriate strategic decision making for Australia and multinational enterprises in the country. The report should use a variety of resources, including the textbook, newspapers, industry reports, the ABS website, and other sources.

Research Topics

Comparative advantage

  • Choose any two countries chosen from the list of countries listed in Annex 1. For each country, identify an industry or industries in which the chosen countries have comparativeadvantage. You must use relevant data/statistics to support your analysis used in the identification
  • Explain the reasons/sources of the comparative advantage in each of the chosen countries
  • Suggest ways to improve the comparative advantage in each country
  • Reasons for the flow of trade and investment, the factors affecting the industry orindustries and how Australia can benefit from these countries

Terms of Trade

  • Choose any two countries from the list of countries listed in Annex

 For each country analyse its terms-of-trade trend over the last 10 years using relevant facts/figures

  • Identify and analyse factors affecting the trend in the terms-of-trade for each of the chosencountries
  • Analyse how the terms-of-trade affect welfare in the chosen countries
  • Advise the Minister on any benefits from these countries to Australia

Export Subsidies in Agriculture, Wind/Solar energy industry

  • Choose either an agriculture or a wind/solar energy industry from any country listed inAnnex 1 that currently provides export subsidies to the industries. Discuss positive andnegative aspects of the export subsidies on the country’s economy.
  • Evaluate the effects of the export subsidies on the country’s welfare using relevantsupporting data/statistics and literature
  • Examine the effects of effects of the subsidies on Australia (Only applies if the countrychosen is not Australia. However, if the country is Australia explain the effects of the subsidies to other countries)

Pattern of Trade

  • Choose any two countries from the listed countries in Annex 1. For each country, describe itspattern of trade over the last 30 years using relevant data
  • Identify and analyse factors responsible for a changing trade pattern in the chosen countries
  • In your opinion, discuss if your findings conform with what the trade theories predict

 Examine the effects of the pattern of trade on Australia

To be eligible to pass this unit, you must complete all forms of assessment and demonstrate achievement of the learning outcomes. All assignments must be submitted electronically ONLY usinga word processor, uploaded to Blackboard via the Final Check and Submission of SafeAssign.

Submission deadlines are strictly enforced and a late submission incurs penalties of 5 (five) % of the assessment value per calendar day unless an extension and/or special consideration has been granted by the lecturer prior to the assessment deadline. Unless an extension and/or special consideration has been granted, no assessments are accepted after 14 calendar days of the due date, or the end of the trimester.

File Exchange tool:

All the academic papers that are used in the assignment need to be posted on BB by using File Exchangetool (Instruction in page 5, for further questions and advice, refer to your lecturer). Student needs to highlight the discussion in the academic paper which is relevant to the discussion in the assignment. Academic papers can be found in ProQuest (ProQuest instruction can be found in page 5 and 6. Assignment will be marked ZERO if does not include references list

How to do group assignment – Instruction

  • A Group can choose a communication and collaboration tool(s) of your choice. Allcommunication and collaboration tools are already enabled and accessible for any group.
File Exchange
Group members and instructors can share files in this area. All members can add and delete files, regardless of who added them.
Group Blog
In the group area, all members of a group can create entries for the same blog and build on each entry. All course members can read and comment on a group blog, but they can't make posts unless they are members of the group.
Instructors can choose to grade group blogs. All group members receive the same grade.
Group Journal
In the group area, all members of a group can view each other's entries. Only group members and instructors can view a group journal. Instructors can choose to grade group journals. All group members receive the same grade.
Send Email
Group members can email individual members or the entire group.

Exchange files with a group

  • With file exchange, you can share files with other members of your group, including your instructor.
  • You can't create folders in file exchange. With your group, decide how you want to name files so that they are easier to locate in a long list.

Add a file to the file exchange

  1. Group Tools > File Exchange > Add File
  2. Add a name for the file you want to upload. Browse for the file and submit.
  3. Delete a file from the file exchange
  4. You can delete any file, even if you didn't upload it. On the File Exchange page, select Delete in the file's menu.

Group Blog

All the group members can discuss about the assignment by using Group Blog. Once you are allocated in a group, you can see this function.

Group > Group Tools > Group Blog > Create Blog Entry

Note: All the discussion about group assignment needs to be recorded by using Group Blog tool (Instruction in page 5, for further question, please advise your lecturer). The discussion must relevant to the content of the assignment and reflects the outcome of the group meeting.

Group > Group Tools > Group Blog > Create Blog Entry

Note: All the discussion about group assignment needs to be recorded by using Group Blog tool (Instruction in page 5, for further question, please advise your lecturer). The discussion must relevant to the content of the assignment and reflects the outcome of the group meeting.


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ProQuest 2

Some countries of the world – Choose any 2 for your comparative study

Afghanistan Albania Algeria Angola Argentina Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan B
Bahrain Bangladesh Belarus Belgium Benin Bhutan Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana
Brazil Brunei Bulgaria
Burkina Faso Burundi
Cambodia Cameroon Canada
Central African Republic (CAR) Chad
Chile China Colombia
Cong Republic Costa Rica Cote d'Ivoire Congo
Croatia Cuba
Denmark Djibouti Dominica
Dominican Republic Democratic Republic of Congo E
Ecuador Egypt
El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea
Estonia Eswatini Ethiopia F
Fiji Finland France G
Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana  Greece Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau H
Haiti Hungary I
India Indonesia Iran
Iraq Ireland Israel Italy
Jamaica Japan Jordan K
Kazakhstan Kenya Kosovo Kuwait Kyrgyzstan L
Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya
Lithuania Luxembourg M
Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Mauritania Mauritius Mexico Moldova Mongolia Montenegro Morocco Mozambique Myanmar
Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria North Korea
North Macedonia Norway
Oman P
Pakistan Panama
Papua New Guinea Paraguay
Peru Philippines Poland Portugal
Qatar R
Romania Russia Rwanda S
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia
Solomon Islands Somalia
South Africa South Korea South Sudan Spain
Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Sweden Switzerland Syria
Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Togo Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia
Turkey U
Uganda Ukraine
United Arab Emirates (UAE) United Kingdom (UK)
United States of America (USA) Uruguay
Uzbekistan V
Vanuatu Venezuela Vietnam
Yemen Z
Zambia Zimbabwe

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