Globalization and Global Trade Patterns Learning Goal 4: Compare global trade patterns over time and examine how globalization has affected societies at different levels of development. Criteria for Success Identify historic trade routes
Since ancient times it has developed major trade routes over land and sea
The newest container ship, the Triple E
Large volumes of goods are produced in Asia and then consumed in Europe and the US.
Many worry these giant ships are symbols of the world's trade imbalance
Due to increased global interactions free trade zones have become more common