IELTS Reading 11 - Passage 2
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Reading Passage 2 has six sections, A-I.
Which paragraph contains the following information?
Write the correct letter A-I in boxes 14-17 on your answer sheet.
14 a suggestion for improving trade in the future
13 the effects of the introduction of electronic delivery
15 the similar cost involved in transporting a product from abroad or from a local supplier
16 the weakening relationship between the value of goods and the cost of their delivery
Do the following statements agree with the information given in Reading Passage 2?
In boxes 18-22 on your answer sheet, write
|TRUE||if the statement agrees with the information|
|FALSE||if the statement contradicts the information|
|NOT GIVEN||if there is no information on this|
18 International trade is increasing at a greater rate than the world economy.
19 Cheap labour guarantees effective trade conditions.
20 Japan imports more meat and steel than France.
21 Most countries continue to prefer to trade with nearby nations.
22 Small computer components are manufactured in Germany.
Complete the summary using the list of words, A-K, below.
Write the correct letter, A-K, in boxes 23-26 on your answer sheet.
THE TRANSPORT REVOLUTION
Modern cargo-handling methods have had a significant effect on 23
business of moving freight around the world becomes increasingly
Manufacturers of computers, for instance, are able to import 24 .................... from overseas, rather than having to rely on a local supplier. The introduction of 25 .................... has meant that bulk cargo can be safely and efficiently moved over long distances. While international shipping is now efficient, there is still a need for governments to reduce 26 .................... in order to free up the domestic cargo sector.
|A tariffs||B components||C container ships||D output|
|E employees||F insurance costs||G trade||H freight|
|I fares||H software||H international standards|
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