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


The Development Dimension: What to Do about Differential Treatment in Trade

James Bacchus and Inu Manak | The CATO Institute | 04/13/2020

Rethinking developing country status at the World Trade Organization (WTO) is essential for the institution’s modernization and survival. The Trump administration has recognized this challenge and is seeking changes to…

How the G20 Can Hasten Recovery from COVID-19

Maurice Obstfeld and Adam S. Posen | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 04/13/2020

The global financia...

Governing Digital Trade

Joshua P. Meltzer | Cambridge University Press | 04/12/2020

Abstract As global data flows and digital technologies transform international...

Do’s and Don’ts of Trade Policy in the Response to COVID-19

World Bank | 04/10/2020

OVERVIEW Despite the initial inclination of policy makers to close borders...

Trade set to plunge as COVID-19 pandemic upends global economy

World Trade Organization | 04/08/2020

World trade is expected to fall by between 13% and 32% in 202...

Trade in Medical Goods in the Context of Tackling COVID-19

World Trade Organization | 04/03/2020

KEY POINTS: Germany, the United States (US), and Switzerland supp...

Trade and Environment: What Can We Learn From Trade Policy Reviews?

Aik Hoe Lim, Sajal Mathur, Gowoon Suk | World Trade Organization | 03/24/2020

This paper is i...


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