This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: 20 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. International trade is more difficult and risky from the exporter's perspective than is domestic trade because: A. The exporter may not be familiar with the buyer, and thus not know if the importer is a good credit risk. B . If the merchandise is exported abroad and the buyer does not pay, it may prove difficult, if not impossible, for the exporter to have any legal recourse. C. Political instability makes it risky to ship merchandise abroad certain to parts of the world. D. all of the above 2. Conducting international trade transactions is difficult in comparison to domestic trades. Which of the following are false statements regarding this reality? A. Commercial and political risks enter into the equation, which are not factors in domestic trade. B . It is important for a country to be competitively strong in international trade in order for its citizens to have the goods and services they need and demand. C. It is generally the case that the costs of international trade outweigh the benefits. D. All of the above are true statements 3. A typical foreign trade transaction requires three basic documents: A. Letter of credit, time draft, and bill of lading. B. Letter of credit, banker's acceptance, and bill of lading. C. Letter of credit, time draft, and a banker's acceptance. D. None of the above 4. A time draft can become a negotiable money market instrument called A. Eurodollars B. A banker's acceptance. C. A letter of credit. D. A bill of lading 5. Forfaiting, in which a bank purchases at a discount from an importer a series of promissory notes in favor of an exporter. A. Is a short-term form of trade financing. B. Is a medium-term form of trade financing. C. Is a long-term form of trade financing. D. None of the above 6. When a bank purchases at a discount from an importer a series of promissory notes in favor of an exporter, this is called A. Accounts receivable financing B. Asset backed commercial paper C. Discounting D. Forfaiting 7. The Export-Import Bank provides competitive assistance to U.S. exporters through A. direct loans to foreign importers B. loan guarantees C. credit insurance to U.S. exporters D. All of the above 8. Countertrade transactions are A. Becoming obsolete as a means of conducting international trade transactions. B. Gaining renewed prominence as a means of conducting international trade transactions. C. Strictly a form of barter. D. None of the above 9. There are several types of countertrade transactions: A. None of which involve the use of money. B . In each type, the seller provides the buyer with goods or services in return for a reciprocal promise from the seller to purchase goods or services from the buyer....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 07/28/2011 for the course FIN 308 taught by Professor Canarella during the Summer '11 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
- Summer '11
- International Trade