33.award:2out of2 points Beginning January 1, 2005, China lifted the import quotas and lowered tariffs on automobiles. This removal of the quotas and the lowering of tariffs is an example ofrelaxing the rule of eminent domain. enhancing countertrade.reducing protectionism.enhancing domestic imperialism.reducing ethnocentrism.Protectionism is the practice of shielding one or more sectors of a country's economy from foreign competition through the use of tariffs or quotas. By removing the quotas and lowering tariffs, China is reducing protectionism of the automobile industry in China. 34.award:2out of2 points To a degree, every country engages in some form of protectionism. Over the past fifty years however, this practice has diminished, in large part due to 35.award:2out of2 points Two carmakers have developed a strange but successful partnership. Ford, a U.S. automaker, and Mazda, an Asian carmaker, have collaborated on several models, including the Explorer, the Probe, the Mazda 323, and the Mazda MX-6. The U.S. automaker has supplied Mazda with help in marketing, finance, and styling. In return, Mazda has provided manufacturing and product development expertise to Ford. Both companies have worked together toward a common goal and both have benefited as a result of their
37.award:2out of2 points Lever Europe, a division of Unilever, markets its Snuggle fabric softener in the United States. But in 10 European countries, it uses seven brand names, including Kuschelweich in German, Coccolino in Italy, and Mimosin in France. These products also have different packages, different advertising programs, and occasionally different formulas. From this information, we can assume that Lever Europe is a(n) __________ firm. 2 out of 2 points
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