WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION RESOURCES

World Trade Organization, English language news, dispute statisticsdisputes map,  trade data portaldocuments

 

POLLING DATA ON U.S. ATTITUDES TOWARD THE WTO

Do Americans Want the U.S. to Leave the WTO?” Anne Kim and Andrea Durkin, TradeVistas, July 2020

American Doubts About the WTO Are Growing Like Weeds,” Andrea Durkin, TradeVistas, July 2020

 

BACKGROUND ON WTO ISSUES

How to Set World Trade Straight,” Robert E. Lighthizer, Wall Street Journal, August 20, 2020

Time to Reform (and Renew) the WTO,” Andrea Durkin, TradeVistas, July 2020

Covering US and Global Trade Enforcement,” March 2020 NPF briefing by Jennifer Hillman, Georgetown Law Center professor and  senior fellow for the Council on Foreign Relations

 

MISSIONS TO THE WTO

U.S. Mission to the World Trade Organization 

China Mission to the World Trade Organization

European Union Mission to the World Trade Organization 

India Mission to the World Trade Organization

 

TRADE DATA RESOURCES, U.S.

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, international transactions data, including a country’s balance of payments statement, which records a country’s cross-border transactions

U.S. Census Bureau, monthly trade report and monthly trade-balance by country

 

TRADE DATA RESOURCES, GLOBAL

Trade Map, trade statistics for international business development

World Bank, reports on international trading system and trade data

International Monetary Fund, trade and economic data

European Central Bank, balance of payments with other nations

United Nations, Comtrade database, an interactive platform that allows users to drill into trading statistics between specific trading partners

 

TIPS AND POINTERS FROM JOURNALISTS COVERING TRADE

Bob Davis’ Tips,” Wall Street Journal senior editor Bob Davis’ resources for covering international trade, June 2020

Documenting Global Trade with Data,” 2019 NPF session with former Wall Street Journal reporter Jeffrey Timmermans

Making Trade Come Alive for Readers,” 2019 National Press Foundation session with three Asia-based trade and economics reporters

Covering International Trade,” 2018 NPF session with Washington-based trade reporters