Category Archives: More Continents

China Foreign Relations

The foreign relations of the People’s Republic of China, commonly known as China, guide the way China interacts with foreign countries, expressing its political and economic vulnerabilities and values. China’s foreign policy and strategic thinking have great influence as a major country and a would-be superpower. China officially claims that it “steadfastly pursues a foreign… Read More »

Introduction to Dispute Settlement Understanding (DSU)

According to abbreviationfinder, the Dispute Settlement Understanding (DSU) is the legal framework for settling disputes between the members of the World Trade Organization (WTO). It was created as part of the Uruguay Round agreements and is now part of the WTO’s core legal instruments. The DSU sets out a comprehensive system for resolving trade disputes… Read More »

The European Union and Its Institutions

The European Union, abbreviation EU, is an economic and political association of currently 27 member states that have transferred part of their sovereignty to the institutions of the EU. There are regulations in the EU that sound a little strange. For example, in the 1980s, the degree of curvature of a cucumber was set to… Read More »

Central America Economy

The transition area between the mainland masses of the American double continent is occupied by a Mediterranean Sea, which is bounded in the west by a land bridge and in the east by arches of islands. Mexico and seven small states are located on the Indian and colonial Spanish land bridge. This part not only… Read More »

South America Geology

South America is located on the South American Plate, which also includes the ocean floor in the South Atlantic Ocean up to the rift in the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. The seabed spread here leads the plate west towards an east-sloping subduction zone off the west coast of South America, where the oncoming and faster Nazca plate… Read More »

Mexico Transportation

Almost all (98 per cent) passenger transport and 80 per cent of all freight on land take place on the road network. Road construction was extensive especially in the 1990’s, when increasing foreign trade demanded better transport routes, and Mexico now has a relatively well-developed road network. Just over a third of all roads have… Read More »

Roads and Railways in Southern Europe

Albania The backbone of the transport network is the road network that was added during the 20th century. It has grown from 2,200 to 18,000 km after World War II, of which 1/3 is asphalted. During the socialist period, private motoring was prohibited by law, but as this legislation was amended private motoring grew rapidly.… Read More »

Communication in Southeast Asia

East Timor During the Indonesian era (1975-99) roads, ports and airports were built in eastern Timor and the area then received relatively good transport conditions. All villages could then be reached at least via a gravel road and the largest cities were connected by hard roads. Most of this infrastructure was destroyed in 1999. In… Read More »