Money flows around the world as countries buy and sell from each other. It looks different, has different names, and different values. So how do we really know what money is? Can we trust it? Discusses foreign currency exchange, international trade, world wealth and world poverty in an easy to understand, accessible manner. Chapters include information on the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, The G7 and various charitable organizations throughout the world. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, websites and books for further information, and discussion questions. The How Money Works series gives an in depth, yet easy to understand look at how economic systems work. From understanding personal finance to global trade, How Money Works provides insight to and appreciation for financial literacy. Topics in the series include personal, family, country, and world finance.