Chapter 25. The Economic Geography of Global Trade

  1. Eric Sheppard1 and
  2. Trevor J. Barnes2
  1. Richard Grant

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693445.ch25

A Companion to Economic Geography

A Companion to Economic Geography

How to Cite

Grant, R. (2003) The Economic Geography of Global Trade, in A Companion to Economic Geography (eds E. Sheppard and T. J. Barnes), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693445.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Minnesota

  2. 2

    University of British Columbia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631212232

Online ISBN: 9780470693445

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Keywords:

  • economic geography;
  • global trade;
  • agriculture;
  • mining;
  • world trade organization

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Changing Sectoral Composition of Global Trade

  • Barriers to Global Trade

  • The Role of Governments

  • The Role of Firms

  • The Nexus of Governments and Firms at the Turn of the Century

  • Conclusion

  • Bibliography