Unit 3 – Trade in East Asia and South America

Vocab Quizlet: https://quizlet.com/_7821ck

East Asia geography Quizlet: https://quizlet.com/_5ap9nk

South America geography Quizlet: https://quizlet.com/_58hi83


Unit Readings:

The $900bn question: what is the Belt and Road initiative? – The Guardian

The Driving Force Behind China’s Ambitious ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ – US News and World Report

China’s ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ is good for the world, despite what Western critics say – South China Morning Post

The looming threat of Chinese imperialism – Ryan Cooper – The Week

Mercosur, in a nutshell (with video in Spanish)

Wikipedia page on MERCOSUR

South American trade bloc signs ‘historic’ trade deal with EU – Al Jazeera


Videos for the unit:

What is the Belt and Road Initiative – CNBC


Mercosur’s Strategic Foundation – Stratfor


The Economic & Politics of International Trade – Study.com


Episode 38: Trade Blocs- mjmfoodie


Trade and Tariffs – Khan Academy

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