Theme 3 Free Trade Area of Asia-Pacific
The trade war between China and the United States has marked a new era of competition. In response to America’s financial sanctions, China has launched a series of tariffs to offset the impacts, among which include fruit taxes. However, trade policy and tariffs exist long before the trade battle. This teaching case is to help students, through learning international fruit trade, recognize trade policies and cultivate their economic awareness of the world.
Since the proposal of the Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific (FTAAP) at the 13th APEC Economic Leaders’ meeting in 2005, the realization of free trade has been top of the agenda among APEC member economies.
This teaching case provides a comprehensive overview of FTAAP and thought-provoking materials to inspire our students on free trade issues.
Theme 4 Human Capital Development
Balance of Payment
This teaching case aims to introduce the concepts of Balance of Payment through
game. From their own trading with others, students could learn about current account and capital account. The game designed simplifies the concepts and situation. It also provides case study and related news to help students relate theory to reality.
This is a teaching case aiming to introduce certain trade concepts and Hong Kong trade situation to secondary school students or non-economic undergraduates.
This teaching case aims to introduce the
concepts of Trade agreement through game. Acting as country leaders who decide trade policy, students could learn more about trade barriers and trade agreement. It also provides case study and related news to help students
relate theory to reality.