General information

Subject type: Mandatory

Coordinator: Jesus Ezequiel Martínez Marín

Trimester: First term

Credits: 6

Teaching staff: 

Rosana Salama Benazar

Teaching languages

  • Spanish

There may be material in English.


Specific skills
  • Show knowledge and skills for the coordination of the departments of purchasing, supply, production and distribution of a product to any company, analyzing different types of techniques

  • Identify the basic economic concepts, as well as the microeconomic and macroeconomic functioning of the markets


For international logistics and maritime business it is essential to understand the role of companies in international markets, the development of international trade in different market structures and the interaction of countries and trade policies in intergovernmental economic organizations, so in this subject will also see the relationship between geopolitics and trade. Additionally, the growing globalization of markets accentuates the need to devote attention to this area.

In this way, the achievement of the same knowledge and skills that are specified in this teaching plan will be ensured.



1.- Basic concepts of International Trade
2.- Barriers to Trade and Elimination of Barriers by WTO agreements
3.- Elimination of Trade Barriers for the Integration of Countries
4.- Export diagnosis
5.- Commercial Exchange and Maritime Transport
6.- Income from Flagging, Shipowners, Scrapping and how to avoid the Turbulences
7.- Theory of Chaos and Commerce
8.- The World Bank
9.- Geopolitics of International Trade and Maritime Transport
10.- Globalization and Trade
11.- The Globalization of Business

Evaluation system

Use of key concepts to solve the practical cases that arise in the follow-up activities

Written communication skills:

• Ability to synthesize; Correct use of spelling; Lexical adequacy; Formal aspects and application of the gender perspective; • Use of bibliography and references with the APA format; Search for scientific contributions relevant to research and ability to integrate them into a project.

Oral communication skills:

Verbal fluency; • Gyou are appropriate during the exhibition; Use of appropriate vocabulary according to the topics covered

Ability to work in a team:

Set team goals, discrepancy management and relationship guidelines

Evaluation Conditions:

The presentation of the final exam is a necessary condition to obtain a grade for the course.

A minimum of 5/10 (50/100) points is required on the final exam in order to be averaged with the continuous assessment. Otherwise, that is, a grade of 4,99 (49,99/100) points or less is obtained in the final exam, you will go to the make-up exam.

In the case of students who have obtained more than 5 points in the continuous assessment, but have failed the final exam, that is to say, who have obtained less than 4,99/10 (49.99/100) points, they will go to the 'recovery exam.

In the event of not attending the final exam, the student will receive the grade of "Not presented" and will NOT have the option to present the make-up exam.

Continuous assessment items are NOT refundable.

If the student does not attend the Recovery exam, he/she will keep the SAME Qualification obtained.

  If he attends the Remedial exam (and obtains a score of 5/10 or 50/100 points or more in this exam) the student will obtain the new AGREEMENT qualification according to the following criteria: Remedial Exam: 50 % Continuous assessment: 50%

  For the elements of continuous assessment, the grades obtained regularly during the course will be maintained.

In order to get a grade for the work done in class, the student must be present in the classroom on the day of the group work


Group work (5% each). Note or score only for the members of the group who are in the Classroom on the working day. 20%

Individual seminars. It is necessary to upload to Turnitin in the Virtual Classroom and it must be supported with Fuentes to be able to have 5% for each Work. 20%

Group exhibitions but each exhibitor is evaluated individually. 20%





Cabello Gonzalez, Jose Miguel. 2014. Customs and International Trade. 4th Edition. ESIC Publishing, 255 pp. ISBN-10 8473568990

Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). Sf International Trade and Integration. Available at:

Feenstra, Robert; Taylor, Alan; Iranzo Sancho, Susana. 2015. International Trade. Editorial Reverté. ISBN-13 978-8429128062

García Trius, Albert. 2009. 100 Foreign Trade Documents. Publisher: Global Marketing Strategies, SL ISBN-13978-8492570713

Spanish Institute of Foreign Trade (ICEX). 2004. Foreign Trade Operations and Practice. Basic Course ISBN: 84-7811-333-9.

Jerez Riesco, Jose Luis. 2011. International Trade. ESIC Publishing. ISBN-13 978-8473567916


Pena, Cristina 2016. Transport Manual for International Trade, Selection and Management of Transport for Exportation. Publisher: ICG Marge, SL. ISBN -13-978-8416171149

Kruger, Anne. 2018. Trump's protectionist mess. The Commerce Available at:

Kotler, Philip; Caslione, John A. 2010. Administration and Marketing in Times of Chaos. Norma SA Editorial. PP 240. ISBN 9584525581.

Bradley, Frank; Calderon, Haydee. 2005. International marketing. Publisher: Pearson Education. Madrid, Spain · Edition number: 5ª. ISBN: 9788420546193 ·

Stiglitz, Joseph. 2002. The Unrest in Globalization. Publishing Taurus. Barcelona, ​​Spain. PP 314. ISBN 13: 9788430604784


Beck, Ulrich. What is globalization? 2008. Fallacies of Globalism, responses to Globalization. Publisher Paidós. PP 304. ISBN: 9788449320910