RUSSIAN INFLUENCE IN SERBIA

Both Russia and Serbia share historic and cultural ties. There is fairly pro-Russian attitude within the government and among the population.

Russian Economic Footprint

RUSSIAN INFLUENCE IN BULGARIA

Few European countries are as closely interconnected culturally and economically to Russia as Bulgaria. Despite membership in NATO (2004) and the European Union (2007) Bulgarians remain largely sympathetic toward Russia. For many Bulgarians being both pro-European and pro-Russian is not mutually exclusive but a national necessity that has manifested itself in the country’s policies.

NGOs/CIVIL SOCIETY CONTACT GROUP IN THE EU (CSCG)

422 associations

Environment/Green 10 (10 NGOs)

  1. WWF-European Policy Office
  2. Friends of the Earth Europe (FOE)
  3. Greenpeace European Unit
  4. European Environment Bureau
  5. EPHA Environment Network (EEN)
  6. Climate Action Network Europe
  7. Birdlife International (EU Office)
  8. CEE Bankwatch

Public Health/European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) (99 NGOs)

U.S.-KOREA TRADE FACTS

The United States and the Republic of Korea signed the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) on June 30, 2007.

U.S. goods and services trade with Korea totaled an estimated $144.6 billion in 2016. Exports were $63.8 billion; imports were $80.8 billion. The U.S. goods and services trade deficit with Korea was $17.0 billion in 2016.

U.S.-EU TRADE FACTS

The U.S.-EU economic relationship is the world’s largest, accounting for one third of total goods and services trade and nearly half of global economic output.  

U.S.-JAPAN TRADE FACTS

U.S. goods and services trade with Japan totaled an estimated $270.7 billion in 2016. Exports were $107.9 billion; imports were $162.8 billion. The U.S. goods and services trade deficit with Japan was $54.9 billion in 2016.

Japan is currently the United States 4th largest goods trading partner with $195.5 billion in total (two way) goods trade during 2016. Goods exports totaled $63.3 billion; goods imports totaled $132.2 billion. The U.S. goods trade deficit with Japan was $68.9 billion in 2016.

CRISIS MANAGEMENT 101

Definition of Crisis: A sudden and unexpected event leading to major unrest amongst the individual at the workplace is an organization crisis. In other words, crisis is defined as any emergency situation which disturbs the employees as well as leads to instability in the organization. Crisis affects an individual group, organization or society as a whole.

Characteristics of Crisis

ABOUT APEC

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a forum for 21 Pacific Rim member economies that promotes free trade throughout the Asia-Pacific region. It was established in 1989 in response to the growing interdependence of Asia-Pacific economies and the advent of regional trade blocs in other parts of the world

CATEGORIZING EU COUNTRIES’ VIEWS OF TRUMP

Group 1

The countries here below hope the ‘Advisors’ around Donald Trump will ensure the familiar transatlantic relationship continues more or less in its current form. They believe on the belief in checks-and-balances to contain Trump.

MOST IMPORTANT ECONOMIC RELATIONSHIP WITH THE US

  1. Austria: The most important trade partners for Austria are Germany, the United States, Italy, Switzerland, and France. For many US companies, Austria serves as a gateway to central and south-eastern Europe, and is perceived as a good export market for US technology and services. Altogether, some 340 US companies have established subsidiaries around Vienna, contributing to a strong economic network between the two countries. The economic relationship is very important as the US is Austria’s second most important trade partner.

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