This research guide is intended to serve as a guide to researching U.S. trade policy. The intended audience ranges from trade policy practitioners, scholars, analysts, and business professionals to students and the general public interested in trade.
The majority of the resources in this guide are freely available on the Internet. However, access to the subscription databases included in this guide are limited to users who are on site at the Library of Congress, and the entries for these resources are so marked. They may also be available to you from your local university or research institution. Please check with your business and economics librarian.
Issue 25: Winter 2016
Guide to Researching
U.S. Trade Policy
Table of Contents
Primary Comprehensive Documents on U.S. Trade Policy
Selected Elements of the U.S. Trade Policy
Participants in Trade Policy Development Process
Effect of Trade Policies and Practices
Production and Trade
Selected Industry Sectors
U.S. in the World Trade Organization
Research and Advocacy
Current News Sources
Selected Periodicals and Databases
LC Online Catalog Searches
Caption (image left):
The Port of Baltimore in Baltimore MD on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014.
USDA photo by Bob Nichols