The International Economic Review (IER) is a bimonthly staff publication of the Office of Economics. The opinions and conclusions contained in the reviews are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Commission or of any individual Commissioner. The IER articles are intended to keep the Commission informed about significant developments in international economics and trade and to provide technical information and advice on international trade matters to policy makers.
- International Trade Developments: Energy Use in China: Trends in Oil Demand and Imports; The Expanded Andean Trade Preferences Act and a U.S. Free Trade Agreement With its Beneficiaries
- International Trade Developments: Trade Under AGOA Continues to Expand; WTO Trade Negotiations Pause after Cancun; Mexican Farmers Against U.S. Imports: An Update
- International Trade Developments: U.S.-Japan Trade: Trends and Negotiations; USITC Releases Report on the Impact of CBERA in 2001-2002; United States Trade With Mercosur; Implementation of ATPDEA Changes Composition of Imports Under ATPA in 2003
- International Trade Developments: The Effects of "Fast-Track" Trade Agreements on the U.S. Economy; Trade Openness, the Rule of Law and Economic Performance: Is There a Link? ; An Atypical Year in the History of U.S. Imports under the Andean Trade Preference Act
- International Trade Developments: Mexican Farmers Demand Protection Against Imports of U.S. Agricultural Products
- International Trade Developments: Key Methods for Quantifying the Effects of Trade Liberalization
- International Trade Developments: The Andean Trade Preference Act: An Update; Trade in Biotechnology Food Products
- International Trade Developments: USITC Nontariff Measures Database: Overview and Preliminary Findings; Challenges Facing the Caribbean Region in the Era of Globalization, and the U.S.-Caribbean Trade Relationship
- International Trade Developments: Import Restraints: Special Focus on Labor Transitions
- International Trade Developments: A Decomposition of North American Trade Growth Since NAFTA; Closer Integration Between Canada and the United States
- International Trade Developments: Mexican Trucks Gain Access to U.S. Highways; The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership; A WTO Agreement on Competition Policy: Prospects and Pitfalls
- International Trade Developments: Deregulation in Japan: Status and Benefits; U.S.-Vietnam Bilateral Trade Agreement Takes Effect, Heralding Lower Duties for Imports from Vietnam; New Trade and Investment Framework Agreement Between the United States and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa; USITC Reports that CBERA Imports Will Likely Increase
- International Trade Developments: Preferential Trade Agreements and the Multilateral Trading System; ASEAN Free-Trade Area Discussions on Including China, Japan, and South Korea
- International Trade Developments: Lumber in North America: "The Calm Before the Storm?; The Effects of Foreign Direct Investment on the U.S. Economy; Mexican Sugar and U.S. Sweeteners
- International Trade Developments: easuring the Link Between Trade and Environments: An Application to North American Fisheries; Preferential Trade Agreements: Trade Diversion and Other Worries
- International Trade Developments: Assessing the Desirability of a Free-Trade Area in Southern Africa; Russia's WTO Accession: Many Hurdles Remain; Renewal and Expansion of ATPA Could Enhance Effectiveness of the Program
- International Trade Developments: Analysis of Japan's Recent Foreign Investment Trends; Why is the U.S. Trade Deficit with China so Big?; The Return of Dependency Theory?
- International Trade Developments: U.S. Trade Measures and the Caribean Export Profile; United States Trade with South Asia; AGOA Forum: So Far... Where Now?; EU Enlargement-An Overview
- International Trade Developments: United States-Japan Agreement on Telecommunications Access Fees to Reduce Costs and Likely Increase Competition; Measuring the Impact of Freer Trade on the Environment
- International Trade Developments: NAFTA: An Optimal Currency Area?; Interpreting "Home Bias" in U.S.-Canada Trade; WTO Agriculture and Services Negotiations Proceed After Seattle Conference Suspended
- International Trade Developments: Six More Countries to Start Enlargement Negotiations with the European Union; United States Eases Sanctions on North Korea; Delayed Implementation of NAFTA Provision to Open U.S. Roads to Mexican Trucks; China Reaches a WTO Agreement with the United States
- International Trade Developments: WTO Trade Negotiation Proposals Tabled; Japan's Financial Assistance to Asia; U.S. Trade With the Gulf Cooperation Council States; The Macao Handover Coming, and NAFTA Accelerated Tariff Eliminations
- International Trade Developments: Articles on Russia's WTO Application Advances; The Impact of the Asian Financial Crisis on Other Economies; Summary of U.S. Economic Conditions; U.S. Productivity and Costs; and U.S. International Transactions (Current Account). Also, this issue includes a special focus article on world direct investment in 1996.
- International Trade Developments: Articles on international trade developments (Russia's application to WTO, update on U.S. issues with the European Union, Canada-Chile Free-Trade Agreement, EU-NAFTA Trade, and the USITC's Year in Trade 1996); Country and Regional Developments; International Economic Comparisons; and U.S. Trade Developments.