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Special Drawing Rights Could Help Recover Millions of Export-Related US Jobs, and Create Even More

Kevin Cashman | Center for Economic and Policy Research | 08/02/2021

This paper examines the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the resulting world recession, on American export-related jobs. It argues that an additional, and larger, issuance of Special Drawing Rights…

WTO Annual Report: 2021

World Trade Organization | 07/14/2021

The WTO’s Annual Report, published today (9 July), provides a comprehensive account of the organiza...

Shipping, Ports, and the Federal Maritime Commission

John Frittelli | Congressional Research Service | 06/11/2021

Since summer 2020, U.S. overseas containerized ...

US-China phase one tracker: China’s purchases of US goods

Chad P. Bown | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 04/27/2021

On February 14, 2020, the E...


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