Syllabus A. Role Of The Senior Financial Adviser A4. Management of international trade and finance

A4g. Developments 11 / 11

Syllabus A4g)

Demonstrate an awareness of new developments in the macroeconomic environment, assessing their impact upon the organisation, and advising on the appropriate response to those developments both internally and externally.

Less Restrictions on trade

These improve efficiencies and investment opportunities worldwide

  • Less import quotas

  • Less exchange controls

  • More free trade areas

More international finance available


  • International Lending agencies

  • Discounting of trade invoices (for short term finance)

  • Development banks and Eurodollar accounts

Political influence

These will work against multi-nationals mostly

  • Pressure groups working internationally

  • Political instability in some countries