The staff research publications help keep the Commission and the public current on domestic and global activities that affect U.S. trade, investment, and competitiveness conditions. This research is typically conducted by staff in the Office of Economics and Office of Industries, and is published in three different formats. For further information about the differences between the publications, please visit Publications Type information.

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Title Document Type Sort descending Date Author(s)
  U.S. Manufacturing Companies Are Global Leaders in Industrial Robot Consumption Executive Briefings May 2014 Michael Stanton-Geddes and Dennis Fravel
  Nigeria’s Film Industry: Nollywood Looks to Expand Globally Executive Briefings Oct 2014 Erick Oh
  China's Trade and Investment in Financial Services with Africa Executive Briefings Oct 2014 Wen Jin Yuan
  U.S. Becoming A Leading Exporter of Petroleum Products Executive Briefings Dec 2014 Cynthia B. Foreso
  Rwanda “Leans In” to Information Services To Achieve Development Goals and Spur Competitiveness Executive Briefings Dec 2014 Cathy Jabara
  Kenya’s Services Output and Exports Are Among the Highest in Sub-Saharan Africa Executive Briefings Dec 2014 George Serletis
  Foreign Infrastructure Service Firms In Sub-Saharan Africa Executive Briefings Dec 2014 Tamar Khachaturian
  Used Vehicles Are an Important Component of U.S. Passenger-Vehicle Exports Executive Briefings Jan 2015 David Coffin
  The Conflict-Minerals Disclosure Provision of the Dodd-Frank Act — New U.S. Industry Requirements But Uncertain U.S. Trade Impacts Executive Briefings Mar 2015 Karl Tsuji
  China’s Official Assistance and Corresponding Trade Flows to Africa Executive Briefings Mar 2015 Arona Butcher, Wen Jin Yuan
  The Undersea Cable Boom in Sub-Saharan Africa Executive Briefings Jun 2015 Eric Forden
  Mobile Money in Kenya Executive Briefings Jun 2015 Eric Forden
  Africa’s Crude Petroleum Exports Declined Due to a Shrinking U.S. Market Executive Briefings Jul 2015 Cynthia Foreso, Wen Jin Yuan, Anton C. Yang
  World Bank Indicators Suggest that Sub-Saharan African Countries are Open to Services Trade Executive Briefings Jul 2015 Cynthia Payne
  Factors Contributing to the Rapid Growth of Mauritius’ Services Economy Executive Briefings Jul 2015 Jennifer Baumert Powell
  Trends in U.S.Health Travel Services Trade Executive Briefings Aug 2015 Arthur Chambers
  Transport Corridors Have Improved Trade in Sub-Saharan Africa, but Issues Remain Executive Briefings Oct 2015 Joann Peterson
  China and India: The Growing Arenas for E-Commerce Executive Briefings Aug 2015 Jeff Horowitz and Aimee Phelan
  Factors Affecting Growth In Ghana’s Services Economy Executive Briefings Oct 2015 Jennifer Baumert Powell
  South Africa Is a Leading Producer and Supplier of Services in Africa Executive Briefings Oct 2015 George Serletis
  Sub-Saharan African Travel Services Trade Executive Briefings Oct 2015 Arthur Chambers
  The Impact of Brexit on Financial Services Executive Briefings Oct 2016 Isaac Wohl
  U.S. Firms Pursue Opportunities To Supply China’s Growing Medical Device Market Executive Briefings Aug 2013 Mihir Torsekar
  Japan Allows Expanded Access for U.S. Beef Executive Briefings Jul 2013 John Giamalva, Michael McConnell
  Infrastructure Development in Sub-Saharan Africa Driving Demand for Imports of Machinery, Equipment, and Transportation Goods Executive Briefings Apr 2013 Arona Butcher, Cathy Jabara, Lin Jones
  The Rise of Foreign Aerospace Suppliers in Mexico Executive Briefings Apr 2013 David Coffin
  China’s Trade And Investment Relationship With Africa Executive Briefings Apr 2013 Lauren Gamache , Alexander Hammer, Lin Jones
  China: A Leading Growth Market For U.S. Services Exports And Investment Executive Briefings Mar 2013 George Serletis
  Brazil’s Applied Tariffs Understated Its Overall Import Restrictiveness from 2001–2011 Executive Briefings Feb 2013 Caitlyn Carrico, Dylan Carlson
  Emerging African Economies as Growing Markets for U.S. Exports Executive Briefings Dec 2012 Arona Butcher, Cathy Jabara, Lin Jones
  The Labor Productivity of U.S. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Multinational Companies Executive Briefings Nov 2012 Tamar Khachaturian
  A Baseline For U.S. Trade In Organic Agricultural Products Executive Briefings Oct 2012 Katherine Baldwin
  Brazil’s Surging Foreign Investment: A Blessing or a Curse? Executive Briefings Oct 2012 Justino De La Cruz, Joanne Guth, Amanda Reynolds, Darren Sheets
  U.S. Coal Exports Increasing Executive Briefings Oct 2012 Cynthia B. Foreso
  U.S. Exports of Water Filtration and Purification Equipment Show Significant Growth Executive Briefings Sep 2012 Andrew David, Mihir Torsekar
  China’s Dominance as a Global Consumer and Producer of Copper Executive Briefings Aug 2012 Alexander Hammer, Lin Jones
 Pelletpower – Global Trade In Wood Pellets Executive Briefings Jul 2012 Alberto Goetzl
  The Share Of U.S. Imports Entering Under FTAS Remains Small From Certain FTA Partners Executive Briefings Jul 2012 Joanne Guth
  China's Emerging Role as a Global Source of FDI Executive Briefings Jan 2012 Alexander Hammer , Lin Jones
 The Importance of CAFTA-DR and NAFTA to the U.S. Textile Industry Executive Briefings Nov 2011 Kimberlie Freund
  How do FTAs Affect the U.S. Trade Balance? A 2009-10 Update Executive Briefings Nov 2011 Nick Grossman, Dylan Carlson
  U.S. Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Cell and Module Trade Overview Executive Briefings Jun 2011 Andrew David
  Shifts in U.S. Wind Turbine Equipment Trade in 2010 Executive Briefings Jun 2011 Andrew David
  U.S. agricultural imports reached a record $86 billion in 2010 making the United States the world's leading single-country importer of food products Executive Briefings Jun 2011 George Serletis
  U.S. Agricultural Exports: Global Leader During 2005-10 with Continued Record Exports Projected in 2011 Executive Briefings Apr 2011 George Serletis
  Supplies of Critical Rare Earths to U.S. Industries are Constrained by China's Policies Executive Briefings Mar 2011 Renee Berry, Mihir Torsekar
  Agriculture Policy in India: The Role of Input Subsidies Executive Briefings Mar 2011 Nick Grossman, Dylan Carlson
  India's Medical Device Sector: Increasing U.S. Export Opportunities Executive Briefings Jun 2010 Mihir Torsekar
  Sub-Saharan Africa Exports Dominated by the U.S. and EU Though Composition Differs Substantially Executive Briefings Aug 2009 Arona Butcher, Eric Cardenas, Cathy Jabara
  Dynamism & Diversity in U.S.-BRIC Trade Executive Briefings Aug 2009 Alexander Hammer