What is International Commerce? • The American Heritage Dictionary defines commerce as: "The buying and selling of goods, especially on a large scale, as between cities or nations (International trade) • international relationship between countries • Multinational companies are also a big part of international commerce. • Working together to make a better world.
International Trade • International trade is exchange of capital, goods, and services across international borders or territories. • There are so many different trade patterns look at the image above .
Multinational Companies • Multinational companies ? What are multinational companies? A multinational company has branches in may countries. Ford and Sony are examples. Multinational companies do bring some benefits to developing countries. They provide jobs and increase the wealth of the local people. The country gains some wealth by way of taxes.
Multinational companies that need technology • There are a lot of companies that use new communication technologies to be inconstant contact with their other branches. • These companies are for example Dell, Acer……… • Dell?: is an American multinational information technology corporation based in Round Rock, Texas, United States, that develops, sells and supports computers and related products and services. Bearing the name of its founder, Michael Dell, the company is one of the largest technological corporations in the world, employing more than 96,000 people worldwide. Dell had 46,000 employees as of Jan. 30. About 22,200 of those, or 48.3 percent, were in the United States, while 23,800 people, or 51.7 percent, worked in other countries, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Dell is the third largest PC maker in the world. • The same goes for Hp and Acer both these companies are pc makers.
Summery • International commerce is the trade of goods over the world by large multinational companies • Technology plays a big part in this trade meaning that to be able to communicate • This kind of technology is for example systems like Skype, emails also have a role. • All these programs allows the businesses with meetings and also make the life's of the workers much simpler. • All this technology helps to create a better world for all of us to live in .
Safety • With such a dependence on communication software safety is needed there are many things that could be done for example spyware and other security software. • These names below are companies that supply safety programs for these communication software.
References • Wikipedia http://www.wikipedia.org/ • Dell official web page http://www.dell.com/ • Also all the images in this presentation where taken from these sites above. • Links for some of these images: http://www.directindustry.com/cat/computing-software-and-communications/cmms-and-safety-software-H-239.html • Done by: Ruan Steenkamp