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.


Are Global Supply Chains Still the Future of Trade?

Kimberly Ann Elliott | 02/17/2017

After the initial rapid recovery from the Great Recession, global trade growth has slowed dramatically. There is as yet no consensus on the causes of the slowdown, or on its…

Take a Patriotic Vacation to Johnstown, Pa.

Bill Lane | 01/12/2017

A true protectionist would tax travel: Visiting Aruba is just like importing leisure. The stron...

Is Bilateralism the Future of US Trade Policy? Should it be?

Kimberly Ann Elliott | 01/04/2017

WASHINGTON –  In the wake of recent stumbles in multilateral and re...

The President’s Long-Forgotten Power To Raise Tariffs

John Veroneau and Kate Gibson | 12/20/2016

President-elect Trump’s expressed interest in possibly raising ...

Riding the Waves of Change in Ocean Shipping, an Industry in Crisis

Abigail Struxness | 12/20/2016

Over 90 percent of the world’s internationally traded goods tra...

The Truth about the United States and International Trade

Stephen Creskoff | 11/04/2016

 During the 2016 elections Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and other politic...


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