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.


Losing Ground: the United States, Free Trade Areas, and the World Trade Organization

Guy Erb and Scott Sommers | 07/01/2018

WASHINGTON, DC – April, 2018  Over the past twenty-five years US production and export of goods and services have flourished while technological innovation and competition from imports have reduced employment…

Tariffs Impact the Economy

Matthew Rooney | George W. Bush Presidential Center | 06/22/2018

Economic growth expert Matthew Rooney explains how tariffs impact the...

May The Force Be With Trade

Stephen Lamar | American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) | 05/04/2018

May 2018 marks World Trade Month ― a time of public and pr...

Trump, Trade Wars, and the Forgotten Man

C. Donald Johnson | 04/18/2018

WASHINGTON, DC –In a tweet that reads like “Newspeak” from Orwell’s 1984, President Trump ...

On the Current State of the World Trading System

Alan Wolff | 04/04/2018

WASHINGTON, DC – April 4, 2018–My object today is to sort through the noise of the curren...

Reuniting Trade and Human Rights

Oonagh Fitzgerald | Center for International Governance Innovation | 04/02/2018

With urgent work to be done to achieve the UN Sus...


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