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Staff Publications and Research Papers

The staff research publications help keep the Commission and the public current on domestic and global activities that affect U.S. trade, investment, and competitiveness conditions. This research is typically conducted by staff in the Office of Economics and Office of Industries, and is published in three different formats. For further information about the differences between the publications, please visit Publications Type information.

Note that staff research publications reflect the work of individual authors and are not the views of the U.S. International Trade Commission or any of its individual Commissioners.

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Title Document Type Date Author
 PDF icon West Africa is Expanding its Maritime Ports to Accommodate Growing Container Trade Executive Briefings May 2018 Jeremy Streatfeild
 PDF icon U.S. Motorcycle Market Changes Gears Executive Briefings May 2018 David Coffin
 PDF icon China’s Recycled Wastepaper Import Policies: Part 1 Impact on the United States Executive Briefings Apr 2018 Sarah Scott
 PDF icon Trends In Manufacturing Employment In The Largest Industrialized Economies During 1998-2014 Executive Briefings Apr 2018 John Benedetto
 PDF icon And Then There Were Four?: M&A in the Agricultural Chemicals Industry Executive Briefings Apr 2018 Samantha DeCarlo
 PDF icon The Integrated Voice Assistant Speaker: Opportunities and Challenges for U.S. Firms Executive Briefings Mar 2018 Brian Daigle
 PDF icon Global Value Chains: Explaining U.S. Bilateral Trade Deficits in Semiconductors Executive Briefings Mar 2018 John VerWey
 PDF icon The U.S. Market for Cuban Rum: What's at Stake in the "Havana Club" Dispute Executive Briefings Feb 2018 Renee Berry, Nataline Viray-Fung
 PDF icon U.S. Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Increasingly Targets Workers in the Services Sector Executive Briefings Feb 2018 Joanne Guth, Joann Peterson
 PDF icon State-Owned Enterprises Play a Smaller, But Still Strategic, Role in China's External Sector Executive Briefings Jan 2018 Alexander Hammer and Lin Jones
 PDF icon China's Changing Medtech Landscape, Part 1: Shifting Exports Executive Briefings Jan 2018 Mihir Torsekar
 PDF icon U.S. Crude Petroleum Exports Expand to Asia Executive Briefings Jan 2018 Diana Friedman and Grace Kenneally
 PDF icon Doing Business in Europe: The U.S. Tech Industry Struggles with Regulators Executive Briefings Dec 2017 Brian Daigle
 PDF icon Still Afloat? A Look at the Helium Industry Executive Briefings Dec 2017 Samantha DeCarlo and Alan Uy
 PDF icon NAFTA and Medical Device Trade in North America Executive Briefings Nov 2017 Mihir Torsekar
 PDF icon India’s Price Controls on Coronary Stents May Place U.S. Firms at a Competitive Disadvantage Executive Briefings Oct 2017 Mihir Torsekar
 PDF icon ‘Made in China 2025’ Attempts to Re-Stimulate Domestic Innovation Executive Briefings Sep 2017 Alexander B. Hammer
 PDF icon Changes in the U.S. Pharmaceutical Import Mix under the Agreement on Trade in Pharmaceutical Products Executive Briefings Aug 2017 Elizabeth Nesbitt
 PDF icon U.S. Firms Are Becoming Leaders in the Automotive Semiconductor Market Executive Briefings Jun 2017 David Coffin, Dan Kim
 PDF icon Why Have U.S. Firms Offshored to China? Executive Briefings Jun 2017 Alexander B. Hammer
 PDF icon The Size and Composition of U.S. Manufacturing Offshoring to China Executive Briefings Jun 2017 Alexander B. Hammer
 PDF icon Evaluations of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program for Workers: A Literature Review Executive Briefings May 2017 Joanne Guth and Jean Lee
 PDF icon The Potential Impact of Brexit on the United Kingdom’s GDP Executive Briefings May 2017 Joanne Guth and Meryem Demirkaya
 PDF icon Trade In Services: A Small But Growing Part Of Sub-Saharan African Trade Executive Briefings Apr 2017 Cynthia Payne and Jennifer Powell
 PDF icon Nigeria’s Services Economy: The Engine For Future Growth Executive Briefings Mar 2017 Erick Oh
 PDF icon The Slowdown in Global Trade in Goods and Services, 2012-15 : Extent and Potential Factors Executive Briefings Mar 2017 Heather Wickramarachi
 PDF icon A Brief History of the U.S. Trade Adjustment Assistance Program for Workers Executive Briefings Jan 2017 Joanne Guth and Jean Lee
 PDF icon The Impact of Brexit on Financial Services Executive Briefings Oct 2016 Isaac Wohl
 PDF icon Transport Corridors Have Improved Trade in Sub-Saharan Africa, but Issues Remain Executive Briefings Oct 2015 Joann Peterson
 PDF icon Factors Affecting Growth In Ghana’s Services Economy Executive Briefings Oct 2015 Jennifer Baumert Powell
 PDF icon South Africa Is a Leading Producer and Supplier of Services in Africa Executive Briefings Oct 2015 George Serletis
 PDF icon Sub-Saharan African Travel Services Trade Executive Briefings Oct 2015 Arthur Chambers
 PDF icon Trends in U.S.Health Travel Services Trade Executive Briefings Aug 2015 Arthur Chambers
 PDF icon China and India: The Growing Arenas for E-Commerce Executive Briefings Aug 2015 Jeff Horowitz and Aimee Phelan
 PDF icon Africa’s Crude Petroleum Exports Declined Due to a Shrinking U.S. Market Executive Briefings Jul 2015 Cynthia Foreso, Wen Jin Yuan, Anton C. Yang
 PDF icon World Bank Indicators Suggest that Sub-Saharan African Countries are Open to Services Trade Executive Briefings Jul 2015 Cynthia Payne
 PDF icon Factors Contributing to the Rapid Growth of Mauritius’ Services Economy Executive Briefings Jul 2015 Jennifer Baumert Powell
 PDF icon The Undersea Cable Boom in Sub-Saharan Africa Executive Briefings Jun 2015 Eric Forden
 PDF icon Mobile Money in Kenya Executive Briefings Jun 2015 Eric Forden
 PDF icon The Conflict-Minerals Disclosure Provision of the Dodd-Frank Act — New U.S. Industry Requirements But Uncertain U.S. Trade Impacts Executive Briefings Mar 2015 Karl Tsuji
 PDF icon China’s Official Assistance and Corresponding Trade Flows to Africa Executive Briefings Mar 2015 Arona Butcher, Wen Jin Yuan
 PDF icon Used Vehicles Are an Important Component of U.S. Passenger-Vehicle Exports Executive Briefings Jan 2015 David Coffin
 PDF icon U.S. Becoming A Leading Exporter of Petroleum Products Executive Briefings Dec 2014 Cynthia B. Foreso
 PDF icon Rwanda “Leans In” to Information Services To Achieve Development Goals and Spur Competitiveness Executive Briefings Dec 2014 Cathy Jabara
 PDF icon Kenya’s Services Output and Exports Are Among the Highest in Sub-Saharan Africa Executive Briefings Dec 2014 George Serletis
 PDF icon Foreign Infrastructure Service Firms In Sub-Saharan Africa Executive Briefings Dec 2014 Tamar Khachaturian
 PDF icon Nigeria’s Film Industry: Nollywood Looks to Expand Globally Executive Briefings Oct 2014 Erick Oh
 PDF icon China's Trade and Investment in Financial Services with Africa Executive Briefings Oct 2014 Wen Jin Yuan
 PDF icon U.S. Manufacturing Companies Are Global Leaders in Industrial Robot Consumption Executive Briefings May 2014 Michael Stanton-Geddes and Dennis Fravel
 PDF icon U.S. Firms Pursue Opportunities To Supply China’s Growing Medical Device Market Executive Briefings Aug 2013 Mihir Torsekar