Services Rendered by Sea Transport to International Trade

Function of shipping and its relationship to international trade. Balance of trade and balance of payments. Relationship between world seaborne trade and world mercantile fleet
  • Alan E. Branch


Transport is an essential facility for the exploitation or development of economic resources on a national or international scale. It allows articles or materials to be conveyed from areas of low utility to areas of high utility.


International Trade General Cargo Capital Item Foreign Ship Merchant Fleet 
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© A. E. Branch 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan E. Branch
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  1. 1.Reading, BerkshireUK

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