Public Information: The Office of External Relations is the USITC's primary liaison with the public, the news media, Congress and executive branch agencies, State and local agencies, as well as foreign governments and international organizations. The agency's Trade Remedy Assistance Office is also a component of the Office of External Relations.
External Relations issues all USITC news releases, responds to inquiries, and produces a variety of brochures, pamphlets, Internet content, and other materials to enhance public understanding of the ITC, its mission, and its role in U.S. international trade matters.
The Trade Remedy Assistance Office assists the public and small businesses seeking benefits or relief under U.S. trade laws. The office offers general information concerning remedies and benefits available under the trade laws of the United States and provides technical and legal assistance and advice to small businesses seeking those remedies and benefits.
The National Library of International Trade and ITC Law Library : The USITC maintains extensive libraries specializing in international trade in the United States. The National Library of International Trade houses roughly 40,000 book and serial titles covering to U.S. industry and international trade laws and practices as well as numerous CD-ROM and on-line information data bases. The library is located on the third floor of the USITC Building. It is open during agency hours.
The ITC Law Library is located on the sixth floor of the USITC Building. It is open to the public by appointment during agency hours. For information, call 202.205.3287.
The Inspector General conducts audits and investigations of USITC programs and operations in order to: 1) promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of programs; and 2) prevent and detect fraud and abuse in USITC programs and operations.
Publications : Recent USITC publications and texts of Commissioner opinions in selected antidumping and countervailing duty investigations are available on this site in the reports and publications area.