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The issue of globalisation is very debatable Few causes have been dicussed this intense over the past years People are confronted with globalisation in their everyday life as for example when eating at Mc Donalds buying cheap fabric made in Thailand or watching TV soaps made in USA or the internatioal news Therefore it has become inevitable to think about the dimensions of Globalisation Globalists and Anti-globalists both have strong oppinions and arguments to the problem To determine if globalisation is good the pros and cons of it have to be taken into consideration Anti-globalists argue that the gap between the rich and the poor nations of the world is increasing thru the means of globalisation Statistiks showing that the gap in incomes has increased from 30 to 1 in 1960 to 82 to 1 in 2000 show an risky trend in the process of globalisation Nevertheless this argument has a certain superficial logic but the real situation shows other tendencies There is mounting evidence that the inequalities in global income and poverty decrease and that globalisation contributed to this turnaround in many ways In poor countries that have lowered their tariff barries and entered the globalisation process the employment rates as well as the national income have increased due to the numerous companies creating labour by opening new factories in those countries In addition companies moving to developed countries often export higher wages and working conditions compared with those in domestic companies operating in the country As a result it has been proofed that with the increasing wage level in those countries the focus shifts form labour intensive to more capital and knowledge intensive industries and therefor contributes to their developement The countries that are getting poorer are those not open to world trade as for example many nations in Africa or Asia It is often asserted that globalisation results in the exploitation of the poor countries and the enrichment of industrilised countries In
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