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IBO 01 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT December 2014 Question Paper

 

IBO 01 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

December 2014 Question Paper

Time : 3 hours

Note : Answer both the parts.

PART - A

1. Comment on any four of the following :

(a) Sound financial position of the country coupled with the favourable investment policies reflect strong demand potential.

(b) BOP situation affects the exchange markets and is therefore of concern to everyone concerned with foreign exchange.

(c) When operating abroad, companies may have to adjust their usual methods of doing business.

(d) Trade controls directly affect quantity and indirectly affect quality of trade flows.

(e) The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 has ensured minimal judicial intervention in arbitration proceedings.

(f) Cross border mergers and acquisitions are not increasing.

PART - B

Answer any four of the following :

2. Describe trends in world trade in goods and services its composition and directions.

3. Discuss the role of World Bank in promoting

4. Explain the neoclassical theory of international trade. What are the underlying assumptions ?

5. How has WTO evolved from GATT ? What are its functions ? Describe salient features of Agreements of Agriculture and Trade in Services.

6. What are the alternative methods of entry into foreign markets ? Explain their merits and demerits.

7. Write short notes on any two of the following :

(a) Transfer Pricing

(b) Regional Economic Groupings

(c) Theocratic Legal System

(d) Electronic Commerce

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