Contributors provide unique perspectives on critical trade issues. Author’s views are their own, and do not reflect the views of WITA, its Board or its staff.


Why Countries Trade: A Look at Benefits and Risks

Kristie M. Engemann | Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis | 03/06/2024

Trade is an important part of the global economy, and it has grown significantly over the post-World War II era. The significant expansion of global trade over time suggests that…

Revitalizing the World Trading System

Alan Wm. Wolff | Cambridge University Press | 07/03/2023

The history of trade is fascinating. Its origins can be traced back...

The World Needs A Strong WTO. Now, More Than Ever

Anabel González | WTO | 02/22/2023

Policymakers and businesses are increasingly wary about the risks of econom...

Trade Cooperation Amid a Changing Digital and Natural Environment

Sofia Baliño | IISD | 10/19/2022

The digital environment is changing rapidly, altering traditio...

How Countries Can Diversify Their Exports

Gonzalo Salinas | International Monetary Fund | 09/22/2021

As the world’s biggest copper producer, Chile’s shipments of ...


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