America’s Trade Policy’s Research Library provides curated content on the most important trade issues being addressed by policy makers around the world.


Closing Pandora’s Box: The Growing Abuse of the National Security Rationale for Restricting Trade

Simon Lester and Huan Zhu | Cato Institute | 06/25/2019

Over its first two years, the Trump administration has aggressively reshaped U.S. trade policy. One of its most controversial initiatives is the expansive use of national security to justify imposing…

Regional rivalries over Sri Lanka’s ports

Dushni Weerakoon, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka | East Asia Forum | 06/19/2019

When it comes to Sri Lanka’...

China and the World Trade Organisation: Towards a Better Fit

Petros C. Mavroidis, André Sapir | Bruegel | 06/13/2019

China’s accession to the World Trade Organis...

Exploring the Role of Trade Facilitation in Supporting Integrity in Trade

Evdokia Moïsé and Silvia Sorescu | Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development | 05/15/2019

U.S. Sanctions on Russia: Congress Should Go Back to Fundamentals

Jarrett Blanc, Andrew S. Weiss | Carnegie Endowment for International Peace | 04/03/2019



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