Business, Industry, and Trade in the Tropics

Wood, Jacob, Chaiechi, Taha, and Thirumaran, K. (2022) Business, Industry, and Trade in the Tropics. Routledge, Abingdon, UK.

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Abstract

The tropics is an area of enormous opportunity and potential. The countries situated between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn are largely developing in nature. There is huge interest in the types of business investments made in Southeast Asia, Central Africa, and the Amazonian tropical belts. These tropical regions continue to face opportunities and challenges in attracting foreign direct investments as well as the need to complement and/or compete with larger economies external to the tropics.

This book provides an empirical assessment of the key sociocultural, economic, environmental, and political factors that influence the business dynamics of organizations operating within the tropics. It will address but is not limited to topics such as attracting businesses to the tropics, facilitating smooth, stable conditions for business operations and sustainability, national institutions, and regulations that shape the way business is done, and the increasing deployment of new technologies and entrepreneurial innovations which are defining the global tropics as a distinct business region. It will offer readers a key focus for developing a deeper understanding of the factors and frameworks that influence and shape business activity in the area.

Item ID: 72791
Item Type: Book (Edited)
ISBN: 9780367721213
Copyright Information: © 2022 selection and editorial matter, Jacob Wood, Taha Chaiechi and K. Thirumaran; individual chapters, the contributors.
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2022 03:42
FoR Codes: 44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4407 Policy and administration > 440703 Economic development policy @ 100%
SEO Codes: 15 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 1501 International trade policy > 150103 Trade policy @ 40%
11 COMMERCIAL SERVICES AND TOURISM > 1104 Tourism services > 110401 Economic issues in tourism @ 40%
28 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 2801 Expanding knowledge > 280106 Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services @ 20%
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