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NEWS RELEASE 00-124; SEPTEMBER 29, 2000 September 29, 2000
News Release 00-124

ITC'S INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC REVIEW FEATURES ARTICLES ON U.S.-JAPAN AGREEMENT ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND THE IMPACT OF FREER TRADE ON THE ENVIRONMENT

The U.S.-Japan Telecommunications Agreement and the impact of freer trade on the environment are the topics covered in the current issue of the International Economic Review (IER), a publication of the U.S. International Trade Commission's Office of Economics.

The IER is produced as part of the ITC's international trade monitoring program. The program's purpose is to keep the Commission informed about significant developments in international economics and trade and to maintain the Commission's readiness to provide technical information and advice to policymakers in the Congress and the executive branch.

The opinions and conclusions of the IER are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Commission or of an individual Commissioner.

The current issue (August/September 2000) includes the following articles:

The current issue of the IER (USITC Publication 3354, August/September 2000) will be available on the ITC's Internet site at www.usitc.gov. To request a printed copy, write to the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, D.C. 20436 or fax requests to 202-205-2104.

To be added to the mailing list for the publication, write to the Office of Economics, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, D.C. 24036 or fax requests to 202-205-2340.

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