He is co-author of Potentiel Benefits of an Australian-EU Free Trade Agreement:. 1. International trade always involves a political risk. If you were a brand and a company that relied on the TPP, Donald Trump`s words represent a high political risk. Different countries present their own political risks at different levels, while domestic politics evolves over time and is an ongoing challenge. A government may amend laws in a discriminatory manner or make regulations that have a direct impact on a particular organization. While virtually all economists believe that free trade is desirable, they differ as to how best to move tariffs and quotas to free trade. The three fundamental approaches to trade reforms are unilateral, multilateral and bilateral. 5. International exchange rates can be beneficial for a business. Brands and companies involved in international trade can further reduce their risk by using currency exchange rates. . .