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View Resource Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

The site informs visitors about Japan's current economic policies. Reports available include the plans to reform the economic structure, trade issues, and the 1997 White Paper on International Trade which looks at trends in world trade and long-term issues concerning Japanese trade and industry. A collection of chronologically sorted press releases, transcripts of press conferences, statistics on...
View Resource United States International Trade Commission (USITC)

The USITC is an independent federal agency that provides trade advice to the government and examines instances of unfair trade practices. The web site offers useful information relating to international trade, including a monthly calendar of events, a listing of news releases, and notices of investigations into unfair trade practices. The USITC also publishes the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the...
View Resource Federation of International Trade Associations

Featuring an annotated index of more than 2,500 world trade Websites, the Federation of International Trade Associations (FITA) homepage houses a wealth of resources for members and non-members of this organization. The FITA Website hosts a marketing database consisting of Export and Protocol reviews of over 80 countries, job postings, and a searchable database of international trade-related...
View Resource America and the World Trade Organization

Available from the United States Trade Representative, America and the World Trade Organization (WTO) is an eighteen-page article examining how the US benefits from the WTO. This article gives a brief history of the WTO and lists interesting facts and trivia about the promotion of US employment and exports by the WTO. Also included is a detailed explanation of the goals of the WTO, and the ways in...
View Resource Gap in US Trade Deficit Grows

American's love of imported goods, such as cars and computers, and the strong US economy have added to the US trade deficit at a rate that has surprised the Feds. Rising to a record $25.18 billion, the deficit has softened the dollar against foreign currencies and driven down the Dow Jones industrial average by 2.08 percent (or 225.43 points). In July, 1999, the trade deficit with Canada rose by...
View Resource Industry, Trade, and Technology Review: December 1999

The December 1999 issue of Industry, Trade, and Technology Review, from the USITC, contains in-depth reports about the air transport services and WTO trade negotiations.