Clip description Keywords
A shipping container takes a trip around the world
A shipping container takes a trip around the world

Duration: 01:57

A report following a shipping container as it travels around the world. Shipping containers have completely changed the world and have brought us cheap clothes and goods in the shops.

 
Ecuador's links with transnational companies
Ecuador's links with transnational companies

Duration: 05:04

An explanation of how the influence of transnational companies keeps banana prices low.

 
Portrait of Shirijit Nagar, a BT call centre worker in Mumbai
Portrait of Shirijit Nagar, a BT call centre worker in Mumbai

Duration: 02:31

Shirijit Nagar, a BT call centre worker from Mumbai, enjoys the high status and earnings afforded to him by his work.

 
Supply and demand of the world banana market
Supply and demand of the world banana market

Duration: 01:40

An explanation of the link between banana prices and supply and demand.

 
The banana export industry in Ecuador
The banana export industry in Ecuador

Duration: 01:45

A description of the physical factors responsible for the development of banana plantations in Ecuador. Ecuador's economic problems and the problems with the banana industry are considered.

 
The crisis in Zambia's copper industry
The crisis in Zambia's copper industry

Duration: 01:10

The economic slowdown in 2008/2009 has made a big impact on the copper industry in Zambia.

 
The global chain of trade
The global chain of trade

Duration: 01:58

An introduction to global trade and a definition of a range of key terms relating to trade and economic activity.

 
The market for South Wales goods
The market for South Wales goods

Duration: 01:39

Outlining the importance of the British Empire as a 'captive' market for goods from South Wales.

 
The wealth of the banana trade
The wealth of the banana trade

Duration: 03:10

The banana industry in Ecuador employs two million people. Who really profits from the plantations and from the banana trade?

 

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