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The WIIT Trust has one of the most comprehensive online global trade libraries. This resource enables the public to research our curated historical reports and treatises on trade related matters.

Looking at Trade Through a Trade Policy Lens

Summary of seven country case studies conducted by UNCTAD

Through its country case studies on the impact of trade liberalization and facilitation on gender equality and women’s well-being, UNCTAD has tried to clarify the gender- differentiated outcomes of trade policy. It has also attempted to draw larger lesso.

A Case against Child Labor Prohibitions

Benjamin Powell

In my recent book, Out of Poverty: Sweatshops in the Global Economy, I argue that much of what the anti-sweatshop movement agitates for would harm workers and that the process of economic development, in which sweatshops play an important role, is the

Making the Most of International Trade Shows

Arun Kumar (ITA)

The International Trade Administration Commercial Service team may be the most connected business partners you will ever have. Our specialists are export experts, giving your business advice on potential trade partners, ways to market your company, and ho

Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Likely Impact on the U.S. Economy and on Specific Sectors

ose Signoret and Laura Bloodgood

Comprehensive overview of the impact of TPP. Main findings revealed that TPP would have positive effects, despite being quite small as a perceptive of the overall U.S. economy.

The Open Door of Trade:The Impressive Benefits of America's Free Trade Agreements

US Chamber of Commerce

America’s oldest free trade agreement (FTA) will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. The U.S.-Israel FTA entered into force on September 1, 1985. Since that time, the United States has entered into an additional 14 FTAs covering 19 more countries.