East India Company

Eastern Europe cultural issues 65, 69 economic issues 9, 19, 20, 24, 25, 27 EFT A trade relations 33 EU membership 32 franchising 95 SMEs 131 Economics 9-11,1.5-44,177 Economies of scale 33, 39, 91, 99,107-8, 160

Education 59, 63

EFTA see European Free Trade Area

Egypt 33, 58,168, 224

Elaboration likelihood model 173

Emotions 173, 179, 180

Employees 36-7, 39-40,109-10, 117-18, 312

Employers 38-40

EMU see European Monetary Union Environmental issues 38, 58, 201, 206 Equatorial Guinea 35 Estonia 32 Ethics 37, 58, 246 Ethnocentrism 39-40 EU see European Union Euro currency 32-3, 235 Europe 2, 26-7, 28,160,181 case studies 291, 294-6, 310-15 culture 49-51, 65 economic growth 19, 20 franchising 273 gray markets 161-2 Internet usage 247 management styles 66-7 market entry 91 'New Atlantic Economy' 42 pan-European brands 159 SMEs 108, 111 European Free Trade Area (EFTA) 29, 33 European Monetary Union (EMU) 20, 32-3 European Union (EU) 9, 17, 32-3, 73, 235 Africa trade agreement 23 anti-dumping duties 168 Asian financial crisis 42 gray markets 162 SMEs 110 trade 26, 29

World Bank cooperation 24 Everyday-Life approach 152-3 Exchange 86, 138-9 Exchange rates 89, 116, 212, 235-6 Export Credits Guarantee Department

(ECGD) 223, 224, 225, 227 Export houses 92, 118, 232

Export management companies 92 Export-Import Bank 35, 227, 228, 275 Exporting 5, 6, 9,17, 25,168 case studies 289-90, 294-5 consortium 93-4

credit insurance 116, 212, 222-7, 237 documentation 211, 212-17, 219, 320-4 export processing zones 245 finance 212, 228-34 foreign currency 212, 231, 234-7 government encouragement 35 internationalization 78, 79,102 market entry 90, 91, 92, 93-4 packaging 205-6, 207-8 payment methods 211-12, 218-21 skills and competencies 120-3 SMEs 108, 112, 115, 116-18, 119, 125-8 stage models 82, 83-4 success factors 98, 99-101 support for exporters 316-19 see also tariffs; trade

Facility guarantee 216 Factoring 230-1 Fastway Couriers 271-2

FDI see foreign direct investment Finance 100, 212, 228-34, 237 franchising 275, 277-8 SMEs 116,129

support for exporters 317, 319 Finland 28, 32, 33, 66, 185-6, 235 Finnair 185-6

Flexibility 90,101,107,122, 123,130 Ford 176, 242

Foreign currency 212, 231, 234-7 Foreign direct investment (FDI) 8-9, 22, 41,

80-2, 86, 97 Forfaiting 233-4

Forward exchange market 235-6 Fragrance Counter 252 France 36-7, 52, 55,164, 272 advertising 177 case studies 291, 295

Coca-Cola scandal 172 culture 39, 49, 51 e-commerce 247 economic growth 56 European Union 32 franchising 273-4 generic products 60 gray markets 162 management style 66, 67 managerial skills 123 media 160, 178 packaging quirks 170 poor payment record 116, 223 sales promotion 177 SMEs 129 Franchising 11, 94-5, 243, 261-81 Free market economy 16,17,18, 32 Freight forwarders 93,118

Financial End Game

Financial End Game

How to profit from the global crisis and make big bucks big time! The current global financial crisis has its roots embedded in the collapse of the subprime markets in the United States. As at October 2007 there was an estimated loss on the subprime market of approximately 250 billion. If you want to come out on top, you have come to the right place.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment