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Mondaq Business Briefing

Mondaq Business Briefing is maintained by Business Briefing Publishing Ltd. as a service aimed at "professionals and business people involved in international trade and investment." The site provides "global coverage of legislation and regulations, corporate finance, offshore finance, market analysis, economic analysis, risk management, property, consultancy, and worldwide business news." A...
Open Markets Matter: The Benefits of Trade and Investment Liberalization

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released this study to document "the contribution of trade and investment liberalization to wealth-creation and well-being." The study also recognizes the need to adopt policies to assist people who are adversely affected by liberalization in the economy.
The International Economics Study Center

The International Economics Study Center was developed by Steve Suranovic, Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs at George Washington University. The highlight of the site is an electronic textbook entitled "International Trade Theory and Policy Analysis," which targets intermediate undergraduate students. Also provided are short problem sets based on the textbook. In...
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...
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...

The US Commercial Service is a governmental organization that promotes American business interest worldwide. Its recently launched Website is an information-rich resource offering effective trade and market research for businesses. After users complete the free registration form, they will be emailed a PIN number, which they need to use in order to access the Website's resources. A table of...
Sectoral and Trade Barriers Database

A free service of the European Commission, the Sectoral and Trade Barriers offers reports on more than 50 countries worldwide, in 26 sectors, and 13 different divisions of measures. A detailed Help guide is also included, which provides term definitions and search tips for the database. After selecting one or more sectors, measures, and countries in a series of pull-down menus, the database...
G8 Summit Opens Amidst Tear Gas And Petrol Bombs

In what is now becoming a familiar scene at international economic meetings, police and anti-globalization protesters clashed violently in Genoa, Italy, as leaders of the world's seven richest countries and Russia met to discuss the threat of a world recession, liberalizing trade, and global warming. The violence began just outside the "red zone" established by security forces to keep protestors...
WTO / GATT Research

This new pathfinder from LLRX should help anyone doing research on the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the preceding system under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The guide, which is focused on sources from the United States, gives pointers for research, covering a variety of materials in electronic, print, and microfiche formats. Resources are divided into eight sections...
The Fourth WTO Ministerial Conference

Important new developments at the fourth World Trade Ministerial Conference inculded a statement that intellectual property rights (patent rights) cannot stand in the way of public health for developing countries and the admission of China into the World Trade Organisation (WTO). This site brings users summaries of the meetings, declarations, and proposed procedures. Users can also watch archived...
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