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.


Mr. President, I Was Kidding! Please Ignore My Previous Advice.

Bill Lane | 07/11/2017

July 11, 2017 On November 11, 2016, right after your election, I wrote an open letter providing trade policy advice.  It was published by the Washington International Trade Association (WITA)….

Timeline and Key Dates to Consider in the Renegotiation of the NAFTA

WITA Staff | 06/23/2017

Following is a timeline for the renegotiation of NAFTA that takes int...

Services Promote the Competitiveness of U.S. SMEs

Sherry M. Stephenson | 05/30/2017

The majority of firms in the U.S. economy are not big multinational corporati...

Services and American Competitiveness

Sherry M. Stephenson | International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development | 05/16/2017

Services are a major engine o...

So Macron Won. Now What Should the EU Do?

Bill Krist and Brian Fedorow | 05/08/2017

You can hear the big sigh of relief from Brussels over Emmanuel Macron’s May...

Trade Policy Implications of Global Value Chains

OECD | 04/25/2017

International trade increasingly involves global value chains (GVCs) where services, raw materi...


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