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[IWS] USITC: ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF SIGNIFICANT U.S. IMPORT RESTRAINTS [23 December 2013]

IWS Documented News Service

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Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

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U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC)

USITC Publication 4440

 

ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF SIGNIFICANT U.S. IMPORT RESTRAINTS [23  December 2013]

http://www.usitc.gov/publications/332/pub4440.pdf

[full-text, 152 pages]

 

 

Press Release 23 December 2013
USITC ISSUES FOLLOW-UP REPORT ON ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF SIGNIFICANT U.S. IMPORT RESTRAINTS
http://www.usitc.gov/press_room/news_release/2013/er1223ll1.htm

Special Topic Chapter Explores the Role of Services in Manufacturing

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) today issued an update of its report The Economic Effects of Significant U.S. Import Restraints.

The USITC, an independent, nonpartisan, factfinding federal agency, completed the report for the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR). The report is the eighth update in a series of reports to the USTR.

The report estimates changes in U.S. welfare, output, employment, and trade that would result from the unilateral elimination of significant import restraints, including U.S. tariffs and tariff-rate quotas on certain agricultural products, textiles and apparel, and other manufactured products. The Commission estimates that liberalization of all significant import restraints quantified in this update would increase annual U.S. welfare by $1.1 billion by 2017.

The role of services in manufacturing is the subject of a special topic chapter in the report.

The Economic Effects of Significant U.S. Import Restraints: Eighth Update (Inv. No. 332-325, USITC Publication 4440, December 2013) is available on the USITC web site at http://www.usitc.gov/publications/332/pub4440.pdf.

A CD-ROM or printed copy may be requested by emailing pubrequest@usitc.gov, calling 202-205-2000 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202-205-2000 FREE  end_of_the_skype_highlighting, or writing to the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20436.

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