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Accounting for International Business

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After going through this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Explain why accounting practices and standards differ from country to country

  • Describe attempts to harmonize accounting practices in different countries

  • Explain the rationale behind consolidated accounts

  • Describe the differences in the financial structures required because of the culture and tax regimes of different countries

  • Explain the techniques available for international accounting management.

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