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USITC Offices

Operational Offices


Analysis and Research Services

Provides analysis, research, and investigative support to the Commission. Our support services include our main library, editorial services, and statistical services.

Economics

Develops and applies economic analysis of international trade and industry competitiveness in Title VII and fact-finding investigations. We provide economic advice, technical assistance, and detailed reports in those areas.

Industries

Conducts investigations of diverse issues affecting trade in goods and services, primarily under section 332 of the Tariff Act of 1930, section 131 of the Trade Act of 1974, and section 2104 of the Trade Act of 2002.

Investigations

Conducts import injury investigations involving imports claimed to injure, or threaten to injure, a domestic industry as specified under the Tariff Act of 1930.

Operations

Directs the investigative, research, and nomenclature work of the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) and ensures the timeliness, quality, objectivity, and...

Tariff Affairs & Trade Agreements

Implements the Commission’s responsibilities to maintain and update the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States and the international Harmonized System of tariff classification.

Trade Remedy Assistance

Offers information about the benefits and remedies available under U.S. trade laws, and helps small businesses seeking relief under those laws.

Unfair Import Investigations

Conducts investigations pertaining to legal proceedings, usually involving patent and trademark infringement, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930. We participate both during the pre-institution phase and

Administrative Offices


Administration

Provides services in human resource; information and document management; management of work-life issues; and facilities management.

Chief Financial Officer, Budget, and Finance

Compiles the annual budget, prepares the appropriation and authorization requests, closely monitors budget execution, provides support for acquisitions, and is responsible for financial reporting.

Human Resources

Oversees recruitment, staffing, training, and personnel management operations. Our support services cover employee relations, performance management and

Procurement

Purchases goods and services in support of our mission. We make purchases by contract or interagency agreement. Our office is within the USITC’s Office of the Chief Financial Officer.

Secretary

Maintains the official records and documents of the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Security and Support Services

Ensures physical and personnel safety and monitors security policies and procedures.

Other Offices


Chief Information Officer

Provides information technology leadership managing a comprehensive services and applications support portfolio, maintaining and securing a sound technology infrastructure for the Commission.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Administers the USITC affirmative action program and advise the Chairman on Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs that will most effectively enable the

External Relations

Develops and maintains ties between the Commission and our external customers, including the executive branch, government agencies, Congress, foreign governments, international organizations, the public, and the media.

General Counsel

Serves as the Commission's chief legal advisor whose attorneys represent the USITC in legal forums and advise on investigative reports and administrative issues.

Inspector General

Provides audit, evaluation, inspection, and investigative services covering all Commission programs and strategic operations.