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R&D Performance of U.S.-Located Multinational Companies: Results from Multiagency Survey Linking Project

Categories: Business/Economics,Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

Reports on international investment activities by multinational companies either owned by U.S. companies or located in the U.S. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


International Investment and R&D Data Link: 2008-10

Categories: Business/Economics,Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

Attempts to bring together statistics on international investment by U.S. companies and foreign multinational companies from several different federal agencies for a clearer picture of international research and development efforts. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Strategic Implications

Categories: Asia,Foreign Trade/Investment,Treaties

Examines claims that the 12 nation free trade agreement will or will not advance the strategic interests of the U.S. through the exertion of influence in economic as well as security domains.

From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


Manufacturing and International Trade Report

Categories: Business/Economics,Foreign Trade/Investment,Manufacturing,Statistics

Provides a comparison between detailed manufacturing product class data and associated import and export data. From the Census Bureau.


2015 Report to Congress on China’s WTO Compliance

Categories: China,Foreign Trade/Investment,Treaties

The 14th annual report on official U.S. views of China’s compliance with 9 broad areas of World Trade Organization commitments. Identifies areas where progress has been achieved and underscores areas of concern. From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative


Expenditures by Foreign Direct Investors for New Investment in the United States, 2014

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

New statistical release from the U.S. government on how much foreign investors are spending to acquire, establish, or expand U.S. businesses. The figure is $241 billion in 2014. From the Bureau of Economic Analysis.


Trans-Pacific Partnership—Full Text

Categories: Asia,Foreign Trade/Investment,Headlines,Treaties

The complete text of the 12 nation trade agreement in 30 chapters with 4 annexes and a variety of related instruments. The trade agreement will go to Congress for ratification consideration after a prescribed 90 day waiting period. From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative


Trade and Investment Policies in India, 2014-2015

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,India

Reviews significant trade and investment policies by the government of Narendra Modi since he took office in May 2014. From the U.S. International Trade Commission


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