Mercantilism, or mercantile system, is a political economic system whereby countries restrict imports and encourage exports. The rationale is to balance foreign trade in such a way that would increase revenue without neg... More »

The value of mercantilism in Western Europe from the 16th through 18th centuries includes advancing a monetary system based on gold and silver currency and engaging in trade with nations further away. The rise of mercant... More »

Mercantilism had an effect in many areas, including politics, economics and culture. Some of the major impacts included the expansion of colonies overseas, increased government regulation of trade and the promotion of ma... More »

Mercantilism had an effect in many areas, including politics, economics and culture. Some of the major impacts included the expansion of colonies overseas, increased government regulation of trade and the promotion of ma... More »

Monaco exports textiles, manufactured products and art products. The principality imports food, chemicals and transportation products. Monaco's import industry is smaller than its export industry. As of 2014, the area's ... More »

The United States' biggest imports include cars, computers, crude petroleum and packaged medications, and the biggest exports include cars, refined petroleum, aircraft and packaged medications, as of 2015. The United Sta... More »

The top five exports of China are computers, broadcasting equipment, telephones, office machine parts and integrated circuits. China's top five imports are crude petroleum, integrated circuits, iron ore, gold and cars. More »