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Vocabulary List #8


Trade barriers government policies which place restrictions on international trade. Ex. tariffs, quotas, embargoes
Tariff tax on imports
Quota limits on the number of traded goods
Embargo prohibition of trade with a certain country. For example, the U.S. will not allow trade with North Korea.
Free trade removal of trade barriers
NAFTA signed in 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement eliminated all trade barriers between Canada, the United States and Mexico.
Import good or service sold within a country that is produced in another country; good or service made in another country and brought into the country where they are sold
Export good or service produced within a country and sold outside of the country's borders; good or service made in one country and sent out to another country for sale
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) the total value of the final goods and services produced within a country in one year.
4 Types of Economies Traditional, Market, Command and Mixed
3 Economic Questions What to produce? How to produce? and For whom to produce?
Natural Resources something that comes from Earth or nature that is useful to humans.
Capital Goods tools used in the production of goods and services.
Human Capital the value that humans bring to the marketplace; includes the education, training, skills, and health care of the workers in a business or country.
Entrepreneurship the ability to organize, manage, and take on the risks of a business or enterprise.
Created by: McClure 6 SS
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