In 2008 7% of FIU students were international students Of those the most popular countries of origin were: China (20%) India (13%) Jamaica (10%) Venezuela (6%) Colombia (5%) and Trinidad and Tobago (4%), Future of the Everglades, (33.3) 90.4 As of 2010 70.2% of Miami's population age five and over spoke only Spanish at home while 22.7% of the population spoke English at home About 6.3% spoke other Indo-European languages at home About 0.4% spoke Asian languages or Pacific Islander languages/Oceanic languages at home the remaining 0.3% of the population spoke other languages at home in total 77.3% spoke another language other than English. 3.1 2000s: a new era Government Center (NW 1st Street and 1st Avenue). Exports and Imports of products goods or services are usually a country's most important international economic transactions. Miami Florida Business directory Metropolitan divisions ? 3 Twenty-first century Johnson and Wales University (private). . ! 1.2 Presidents To maintain and achieve successful business operations in foreign nations persons must understand how variations in culture and traditions across nations affect business practices This idea is known as cultural literacy Without knowledge of a host country's culture corporate strategizing is more difficult and error-prone when entering foreign markets compared with the home country's market and culture This can create a "blind spot" during the decision making process and result in ethnocentrism Education about international business introduces the student to new concepts that can be applicable in international strategy in topics such as marketing and operations.