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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.

Staff research publications can be found by typing in the desired keyword into the search box labeled "Search Staff Documents." Filtering options on the left panel can help narrow the search criteria. Note: Filtering may not be presented on mobile devices

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Title Document Type Date Author
 PDF icon World Bank Indicators Suggest that Sub-Saharan African Countries are Open to Services Trade Executive Briefings Jul 2015 Cynthia Payne
 PDF icon Why Have U.S. Firms Offshored to China? Executive Briefings Jun 2017 Alexander B. Hammer
 PDF icon Where is U.S. Ethanol Going? Executive Briefings Jan 2019 Angélica Marrero
 PDF icon What's Causing U.S. Semiconductor Equipment Production and Exports to Grow? Executive Briefings Jan 2019 John VerWey
 PDF icon What is Cell-cultured Meat? How’s it Made? Cell-cultured Meat Implications for Regulation and Trade Executive Briefings Apr 2022 Jessica Pugliese
 PDF icon West Africa is Expanding its Maritime Ports to Accommodate Growing Container Trade Executive Briefings May 2018 Jeremy Streatfeild
 PDF icon Vietnam’s Integration in Global Value Chains: Opportunities and Vulnerabilities Executive Briefings Dec 2021 Lin Jones
 PDF icon Used Vehicles Are an Important Component of U.S. Passenger-Vehicle Exports Executive Briefings Jan 2015 David Coffin
 PDF icon Understanding Non-Tariff Measures in Services Trade Using Firm-Level Data Executive Briefings Jan 2020 Tamar Khachaturian, Sarah Oliver, and Art Chambers
 PDF icon Ukraine, Neon, and Semiconductors Executive Briefings Apr 2022 Samantha DeCarlo, Samuel Goodman
 PDF icon U.S.-Korea FTA: What is Driving U.S. Textile and Apparel Trade Imbalances? Executive Briefings Oct 2018 Mahnaz Khan
 PDF icon U.S.-India Trade Tensions and Medical Devices Executive Briefings Sep 2019 Mihir Torsekar
 PDF icon U.S.-EU Joint Statement Modifies U.S. Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariffs, Lifts EU Retaliatory Tariffs, and Announces Negotiations of a First-ever Carbon-based Sectoral Arrangement Executive Briefings Jan 2022 Karl Tsuji
 PDF icon U.S. Visa Issuances in 2020: H-2A Issuances Defy the Trend Executive Briefings Apr 2021 Jennifer Baumert Powell
 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 U.S. Soybean Exports to China Crushed Amid Rising Trade Tensions Executive Briefings Aug 2019 Justin Choe, Alexander Hammer, and Christopher Montgomery
 PDF icon U.S. Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Cell and Module Trade Overview Executive Briefings Jun 2011 Andrew David
 PDF icon U.S. Seaports Face Elevated Risks in a Warmer World with Higher Seas Executive Briefings Jan 2022 Dylan Carlson and Samuel Goodman
 PDF icon U.S. Motorcycle Market Changes Gears Executive Briefings May 2018 David Coffin
 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. Manufacturers among Leading Suppliers in Growing Stationary Fuel Cell Market Executive Briefings Aug 2019 Andrew David
 PDF icon U.S. Light Fixture Manufacturing in the LED Illumination Era Executive Briefings Feb 2021 Andrew David
 PDF icon U.S. LED Lamp (Bulb) Imports Rise Amid Lighting Transition Executive Briefings Feb 2021 Andrew David
 PDF icon U.S. Hydrocarbon Exports Grow Across the Board Executive Briefings Aug 2018 Diana Friedman
 PDF icon U.S. Firms Pursue Opportunities To Supply China’s Growing Medical Device Market Executive Briefings Aug 2013 Mihir Torsekar
 PDF icon U.S. Firms Are Becoming Leaders in the Automotive Semiconductor Market Executive Briefings Jun 2017 David Coffin, Dan Kim
 PDF icon U.S. Exports of Water Filtration and Purification Equipment Show Significant Growth Executive Briefings Sep 2012 Andrew David, Mihir Torsekar
 PDF icon U.S. Crude Petroleum Exports Expand to Asia Executive Briefings Jan 2018 Diana Friedman and Grace Kenneally
 PDF icon U.S. Coal Exports Increasing Executive Briefings Oct 2012 Cynthia B. Foreso
 PDF icon U.S. Becoming A Leading Exporter of Petroleum Products Executive Briefings Dec 2014 Cynthia B. Foreso
 PDF icon U.S. agricultural imports reached a record $86 billion in 2010 making the United States the world's leading single-country importer of food products Executive Briefings Jun 2011 George Serletis
 PDF icon U.S. Agricultural Exports: Global Leader During 2005-10 with Continued Record Exports Projected in 2011 Executive Briefings Apr 2011 George Serletis
 PDF icon U.S. Agricultural Exports to China: What’s New Since 2010? Executive Briefings Jun 2018 Renee Berry
 PDF icon U.S. Agricultural Exports to China: The Ups and Downs of U.S. Feed Grains Executive Briefings Sep 2018 Angélica Marrero
 PDF icon Trends in U.S.Health Travel Services Trade Executive Briefings Aug 2015 Arthur Chambers
 PDF icon Trends in U.S. Trade During the COVID-19 Economic Downturn Executive Briefings Feb 2021 Chris Montgomery and Carlos David Payan
 PDF icon Trends in U.S. Architectural and Engineering Services Exports Executive Briefings Oct 2018 Jennifer Baumert Powell
 PDF icon Trends In Manufacturing Employment In The Largest Industrialized Economies During 1998-2014 Executive Briefings Apr 2018 John Benedetto
 PDF icon Transport Corridors Have Improved Trade in Sub-Saharan Africa, but Issues Remain Executive Briefings Oct 2015 Joann Peterson
 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 Title VII AD/CVD Orders: Country and Sectoral Breakdowns Executive Briefings Sep 2019 Junie Joseph
 PDF icon The Undersea Cable Boom in Sub-Saharan Africa Executive Briefings Jun 2015 Eric Forden
 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 The Tremendous Wooden Rollercoaster: Softwood Lumber Price Volatility, 2020–21 Executive Briefings Nov 2021 Sarah Scott and Robert Ireland
 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 The Size and Composition of U.S. Manufacturing Offshoring to China Executive Briefings Jun 2017 Alexander B. Hammer
 PDF icon The Share Of U.S. Imports Entering Under FTAS Remains Small From Certain FTA Partners Executive Briefings Jul 2012 Joanne Guth
 PDF icon The Rise of Foreign Aerospace Suppliers in Mexico Executive Briefings Apr 2013 David Coffin
 PDF icon The Potential Impact of Brexit on the United Kingdom’s GDP Executive Briefings May 2017 Joanne Guth and Meryem Demirkaya
 PDF icon The Periodic Table of USITC Investigations Executive Briefings Feb 2020 Samuel Goodman