WITA’s NextGenTrade® initiative focuses on emergent trade issues that will be at the center of trade discussions, negotiations and disputes in the years to come.


Negotiating Trade Barriers Behind the Border

Kimberly Ann Elliott | Center for Global Development | 08/11/2017

U.S. trade agreements today look nothing like they did forty-some years ago. Tariffs are generally low and, as explained in an earlier post, the spread of global value chains (GVCs) and…

Modernizing NAFTA for 21st Century Workers

Susan Ariel Aaronson and Kimberly Ann Elliott | George Washington University | 08/02/2017

After years of praise and pr...

A Post-Brexit Trade Regime for the UK

Kimberly Ann Elliott | 04/11/2017

The Brexit process is now officially under way. Over the next two years, the United Kingd...

Are Global Supply Chains Still the Future of Trade?

Kimberly Ann Elliott | 02/16/2017

After the initial rapid recovery from the Great Recession, global trade grow...

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...

Trade and the Second Renaissance

Dr. Chris Kutarna | 10/13/2016

It is stunning that neither nominee for leadership of the country long regarded as global trade...


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