|Libraries & Resource Centers on Trade|
|Trade Case Studies|
The case studies available on this site are mainly in the Africa and India categories, although more are being added. The African categories span the topics of the African trading system and African countriesí trade policies. The Indian categories are on, for example, opening agriculture and textiles markets in India.
UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
Trade and Development Centre
This is the same site as above.
|Trade Policy Research|
(Site available in Portuguese, English and Spanish)
Contains contact information for exporters and importers; product codes; current trade opportunities; trade transportation details; particularly useful is the Balance of Trade information for the country.
Center for the Study of Western Hemisphere Trade
This is a premier site that looks at the region south of Texas. It is dedicated to latin American issues and has a whatís new daily report on different areas of Latin America. There is also an Economy section and if you click on that, you can go directly to trade issues that are divided up amongst the member nations. Most of the subheadings are related to the trade pacts that the countries have signed.
Center for Trade Policy Studies
This site has paper publication services. The Cato Institute's Center for Trade Policy Studies seeks papers and proposals on a wide range of trade issues. The Center's publications include books, the Trade Policy Analysis and the Trade Briefing Papers series.
The Economic Strategy Institute
This site does not have trade policy research programs per say, but rather a series of events that are run to provide the general public the opportunity to listen to experts of international trade policy. Check the upcoming events part of the site for those meetings.
European Trade Study Group
The September 2000 conference will be held at the University of Glasgow. It will treat such trade topics as Foreign Direct Investment, dumping, and trade and competition.
For more information and a schedule of the previous yearís conference the site has a link.
Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO)
This site has a variety of trade related conferences that are conducted as weekend or week-long workshops in locations around the globe. Most of these conferences are open to participants who sign up on-line. The calendar with lists of dates and locations of events is available on line under upcoming events.
The Global Trade Analysis Project
This site has information on the Third Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis which will be held in Melbourne, Australia from June 27-30, 2000. The conference is open to anyone, although there is a fee. The topics to be discussed in plenary sessions will be decided after the call for papers has been met. This information is available at the site.
Institute for International Economics
Institute for the Study of International Aspects of Competition
International Trade and Commercial Policy
This site has updates of the training that they have sponsored on a variety of trade-related topics. All of these updates are in the forms of the speeches presented at the conferences. There is no pre-conference listing. In order to attend the conferences, you would have to contact this site personally.
International Trade Centre
Part of UNCTAD and the WTO, this site offers services in the form of training on export related activities like export quality, packaging, competitiveness, and the Uruguay Round Follow-up Program. This training is on the dissemination of Uruguay Round related information, through "Business Guide" seminars and technical workshops; the identification of priorities for follow-up action; and the expansion and consolidation of the use of Uruguay Round related information by the business community.
National Bureau of Asian Researchhttp://www.nbr.org
Policy organization with research available online on economic, political, and strategic issues related to Asia. Research publications and analysis available for download in PDF format.
Trade and Development Centre
A joint venture of the World Bank and the World Trade Organization, site is for anyone interested in social and economic development and how these are related to trade. It offers information, analysis and comment on these issues and an opportunity to exchange views. There are training courses, documents on agriculture, WTO capacity, sustainable development, and case studies on member nations.
Tradewinds Publishing Co.
This is the site for Tradewinds Publishing Co. TradeWinds focuses on the electronic publication of information that assists in the promotion of International Trade. The site allows users to download documents regarding trade i.e. WTO Legal Texts.