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Author: Raymond J. Ahearn
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: trade, policy, performance, concepts, primer
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 2011-04
ISBN-10: 1437980422
ISBN-13: 9781437980424

The 112th Congress has a full legislative and oversight agenda on international trade. The agenda may include considering legislation to implement pending free trade agreements with Panama, South Korea, and Colombia, enhanced enforcement of U.S. trade agreements, as well as oversight of the World Trade Organizationżs (WTO) Doha Round and trade relations with China. This report provides information and context for many of these topics. It is divided into four sections in a question-and-answer format: trade concepts; U.S. trade performance; formulation of U.S. trade policy; and trade and invest

Author: Arona Butcher
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: trade, 49th, report, program, agreements, operation, year
Number of Pages: 219
Published: 1999-04-01
ISBN-10: 0788177923
ISBN-13: 9780788177927

This report is one of the principal means by which the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) provides Congress with factual information on trade policy and its administration. The report also serves as a historical record of the major trade-related activities of the U.S. to be used as a general reference by government officials and others with an interest in U.S. trade relations. Includes: trade activities in the WTO and the OECD in 1997; regional trade activities; U.S. relations with major trading partners; administration of U.S. trade laws and regulations. 50 charts and tables.

Author: Emily Barbour
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: agreements, laws, international, selected, law, introduction, trade
Number of Pages: 63
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437936997
ISBN-13: 9781437936995

U.S. trade obligations derive from international trade agreements, including the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), the other World Trade Organization (WTO) agreements, and additional bilateral and regional trade agreements, as well as domestic laws intended to implement those agreements or effectuate U.S. trade policy goals. This report provides an overview of both sources of U.S. trade obligations, focusing on a select group of agreements, provisions, and statutes that are most commonly implicated by U.S. trade interests and policy. This report is not intended as a comprehensive

Author: James K. Jackson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: economy, impact, agreements, trade
Number of Pages: 26
Published: 2010-08
ISBN-10: 1437930646
ISBN-13: 9781437930641

Contents: (1) Background; (2) An Overview of the Major Agreements: Multilateral Agreements; Regional Trade Agreements; Completed Bilateral Trade Agreements; Signed Bilateral Trade Agreements Requiring Congressional Approval; Pending Bilateral Trade Agreements; (3) Trade Liberalization and the Gains From Trade: Production Gains; Adjustment Costs; Consumption Gains; Economic Growth; (4) Estimating the Economic Impact of Trade Agreements: Overview; The Michigan Model and Estimates; Investment and Capital Flows; Data on Barriers to Trade in Services; (5) Implications for Congress. Charts and table

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: policies, competition, trade
Number of Pages: 91
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 9264171290
ISBN-13: 9789264171299

The links between trade policy and competition policy have become more important in recent years. With tariff reductions, trade negotiators are looking increasingly at non-border policies that distort trade and at non-governmental barriers to trade. An

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: aid, trade, accountability, strengthening, dimension, development
Number of Pages: 116
Published: 2011-10-31
eBookDB-ID: 9789264123

At a time when aid budgets are under pressure and scrutiny, there is a need to improve accountability. This is especially true in the case of aid for trade, which has become an increasingly important priority in development co-operation.   Strengthening Accountability in Aid for Trade looks at what the trade and development community needs to know about aid-for-trade results, what past evaluations of programmes and projects reveal about trade outcomes and impacts, and how the trade and development community could improve the performance of aid for trade interventions.

Author: Cathy Jabara
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: trade, development, policy, report, agreements, annual, round, flows, effects, uruguay, africa
Number of Pages: 209
Published: 1999-09-01
ISBN-10: 0788180037
ISBN-13: 9780788180033

Presents the second annual report of the U.S. International Trade Commission on U.S.-Africa trade flows. Addresses the structure of U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa trade and investment flows, 1991-1995; finance, trade and development issues affecting U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa trade and investment opportunities; trade and economic policies affecting U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa trade and investment in major sectors; trade and economic policies affecting U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa trade and investment in major sectors; and progress in regional integration in Sub-Saharan Africa. Charts and tables.
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