The Year in Trade 2011
USITC Publication 4336
An outstanding resource for anyone working in or covering the field of international trade, the USITC's The Year in Trade is one of the government's most comprehensive reports of U.S. trade-related activities, covering major multilateral, regional, and bilateral developments.
The publication reviews U.S. international trade laws and actions under these laws, activities of the World Trade Organization (WTO), U.S. free trade agreements and negotiations, and U.S. bilateral trade relations with major trading partners.
The Year in Trade 2011 includes complete listings of antidumping, countervailing duty, safeguard, intellectual property rights infringement, and section 301 cases undertaken by the U.S. government in 2011. In addition, the 2011 report covers:
- the operation of U.S. trade preference programs, including the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences, the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Andean Trade Preference Act, and the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act, including initiatives for Haiti.
- significant activities in the WTO, including its dispute settlement mechanism; the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development; and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum;
- overviews of the U.S. free trade agreements with Colombia, Korea, and Panama;
- developments in other U.S. free trade agreements, including activities under the North American Free Trade Agreement and negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement;
- bilateral trade issues with major U.S. trading partners-the European Union, Canada, China, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Brazil, Taiwan, India, and Russia.
The report also provides an overview of U.S. trade in goods and services during 2011. Statistical tables highlight U.S. bilateral trade with major trading partners and trade under U.S. trade preference programs.
View the publication at: http://www.usitc.gov/publications/332/pub4336.pdf