Monthly Archives: April 2014

Influence of Contemporary Technology on Global Trade

word-trade-internationalContemporary technology basically means the amalgamation of communications devices and computers as they have advanced a lot and helps in handling information. These advancements have impacted the law and the practice both substantially. The modern technology has enhanced and expanded the global trade significantly. For this purpose, trading company is introduced to make online trade more easy and reliable for the firms. This technological advancement has replaced paper work and introduced electronic data interchange in the global world for the purpose of trade.

Contemporary Technology
Contemporary technology mainly includes the vast and wide use of computers, machines, and communicating devices in order to know the current position of trade in the global world.

Computers and Communications

  • The most widely used tool for the purpose of communication is computers. The direct link of computers with networks of communication has affected a lot on world trade.
  • With the advancement in the field of technology, the trade has become simple and now conducting trade and dealing with the exporters and importers has become easy.
  • Now communication can be done at any moment with the people living in different countries. Hence, computers and communications has positively affected the global trade and this is the also the reason behind expansion and efficient movements of trade.
  • With the use of technology and communicating devices, the essential discussions regarding import and export and the payments to be made have become simple and trouble-free.
  • With the help of computers and internet, the companies can search for all the online stores working and earning on the basis of importing and exporting its goods and services and gain the idea about the competitive market for a particular product in the global world.
  • Due to such vast and fast amount of available information, the global trade has enhanced and people have kept their step in the world of trade in order to earn profits and revenue from international sales.

Artificial Intelligence

  • There are certain circumstances in which machines work efficiently and reasonably as compared to humans. As with the passage of time machines have become smarter they now take over the task of humans even in the area of global trade.
  • At the time of placing order for replacement, organizations often follow mathematical models related to stock control.
  • In modern days, such types of models are running on the computers, which give notification to the concerned person regarding order for either import or export.
  • Now with the help of advanced technology, the message in the proper format is sent to the supplier with the help of machine and this message is often sent automatically according to the set time.
  • Therefore, now the procedure for making contract with the supplier either for import or export purpose has become very quick and reliable as the relevant information is entered on the computer and then further processes are conducted resulting in the formation of contract.
  • All these processes are conducted by machines and result in automatic formation of contract.