July 28, 2011
News Release 11-096
Contact: Peg O'Laughlin, 202-205-1819

USITC RELEASES THE YEAR IN TRADE 2010

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) today released The Year in Trade 2010, its annual overview of the previous year's trade-related activities.

The USITC's The Year in Trade is one of the government's most comprehensive reports of U.S. trade-related activities, covering major multilateral, regional, and bilateral developments.

The publication reviews U.S. international trade laws and actions under these laws, activities of the World Trade Organization (WTO), U.S. free trade agreements and negotiations, and U.S. bilateral trade relations with major trading partners.

The Year in Trade 2010 includes complete listings of antidumping, countervailing duty, safeguard, intellectual property rights infringement, and section 301 cases undertaken by the U.S. government in 2010. In addition, the 2010 report covers:

The report also provides an overview of U.S. trade in goods and services during 2010. Statistical tables highlight U.S. bilateral trade with major trading partners and trade under U.S. trade preference programs.

The Year in Trade 2010 (USITC Publication 4247, July 2011) will be posted on the USITC's Internet site at http://www.usitc.gov/publications/332/pub4247.pdf. The report also is expected to be available at federal depository libraries in the United States and at offices of the U.S. Information Agency abroad.

In addition, the USITC is disseminating this report, as well as previous Year in Trade reports covering the years 2007-2009, on CD-ROM. The CD-ROM may be requested by calling 202-205-2000 or by writing the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436. Requests may also be faxed to 202-205-2104. A printed copy of The Year in Trade 2010 may be requested through the same channels.

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