U.S. trade with beneficiaries of the Andean Trade Preference Act, new EU agreements with African countries, and rising U.S. wage inequality 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 authors and are not the views of the Commission or of any individual Commissioner.
The current issue (October/November/December) includes the following articles:
In addition, the publication reviews U.S. economic performance relative to other major trade partners, U.S. trade performance, and economic forecasts. Comparative economic indicators for major industrialized countries are also provided.
The current issue of the IER (USITC Publication 3379, October/November/December 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.
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