Wealth concentration of corporate profits in global tax havens due to tax avoidance spurred by imposition of austerity measures can stall investment, inhibiting further growth.
Global financial system
Main article: Global financial system
By the early 21st century, a worldwide framework of legal agreements, institutions, and both formal and informal economic actors came together to facilitate international flows of financial capital for purposes of investment and trade financing.
This global financial system emerged during the first modern wave of economic globalization, marked by the establishment of central banks, multilateral treaties, and intergovernmental organizations aimed at improving the transparency, regulation, and effectiveness of international markets. The world economy became increasingly financially integrated throughout the 20th century as nations liberalized capital accounts and deregulated financial sectors.
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Some argue that globalization may ultimately lead to Westernization or Americanization of culture, where the dominating cultural concepts of economically and politically powerful Western countries spread and cause harm on local cultures.
As a dominating country’s culture is introduced into a receiving country through globalization, it can become a threat to the diversity of local culture.
A positive effect of the previous connections provided is through being exposed to other cultures and customs, I have become more aware of the world outside of Canada.
The invention of shipping containers in 1956 helped advance the globalization of commerce.
After the Second World War, work by politicians led to the Bretton Woods conference, an agreement by major governments to lay down the framework for international monetary policy, commerce and finance, and the founding of several international institutions intended to facilitate economic growth multiple rounds of trade opening simplified and lowered trade barriers.
The transport revolution occurred some time between 1820 and 1850. More nations embraced international trade. Globalization in this period was decisively shaped by nineteenth-century imperialism such as in Africa and Asia.
Globalization has so many different affects on the world and I chose this picture of gelato because I am grateful that it has exposed us to so many wonderful foods and in a sense opened people's minds up to trying new things they're not accustomed to.
Early modern trade and communications involved a vast group including European, Muslim, Indian, Southeast Asian and Chinese merchants, particularly in the Indian Ocean region.
19th century Great Britain was an early global superpower.
Main article: History of globalization
During the 19th century, globalization approached its modern form as a result of the industrial revolution.
In the 17th century, world trade developed further when chartered companies like the British East India Company (founded in 1600) and the Dutch East India Company (founded in 1602, often described as the first multinational corporation in which stock was offered) were established.
Early modern globalization is distinguished from modern globalization on the basis of expansionism, the method of managing global trade, and the level of information exchange.
Through globalization the companies now branching into Canada that are not native, take away opportunities and money that could strengthen our local economy.
The term describes the phase of increasing trade links and cultural exchange that characterized the period immediately preceding the advent of high 'modern globalization' in the late 19th century. This phase of globalization was characterized by the rise of maritime European empires, in the 16th and 17th centuries, first the Portuguese and Spanish Empires, and later the Dutch and British Empires.
Trade in ancient Greece was largely unrestricted: the state controlled only the supply of grain.
Native New World crops exchanged globally: Maize, tomato, potato, vanilla, rubber, cacao, tobacco
Main article: Proto-globalization
'Early modern-' or 'proto-globalization' covers a period of the history of globalization roughly spanning the years between 1600 and 1800.