The Unites States needs to develop a better response to counter China’s use of censorship as a non-tariff barrier to trade, and to deter other countries that may seek to replicate the practice.
September 26, 2016
At stake in the debate over the TPP is the very future of globalization: Will robust economic integration and trade liberalization continue, or will opponents halt or reverse it?
September 23, 2016
Join ITIF for a discussion of the politics of trade and restoring faith in globalization.
September 22, 2016
Localization Barriers to Trade: Why Demanding Too High a Price for Market Access Threatens Global Innovation
Join ITIF for a discussion on the spread of localization barriers to trade, how they fail to achieve their intended results for the nations using them, and how policymakers can respond to this growing threat to the global innovation economy.
September 12, 2016
True free trade is still optimal, but its advocates are stuck in the 20th century, writes Rob Atkinson in National Review.
August 12, 2016
Counterfeit goods accounted for 2.5 percent of global trade in 2013, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
July 27, 2016
The proposed law applies onerous licensing and permitting rules on ICT products with cryptographic capabilities, writes Stephen Ezell in Innovation Files.
July 14, 2016
Digital Trade on the Hill: Hearing on Expanding U.S. Digital Trade and Eliminating Digital Trade Barriers
In Innovation Files, Nigel Cory reports on the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade's hearing on digital trade, where ITIF Founder and President Robert Atkinson testified.
July 13, 2016
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement represents the best opportunity to establish high-standard rules that will permit digital trade—the lifeblood of the modern global economy—to flourish to the maximum extent possible.
July 12, 2016
Roving Government “Bandits” Pillaging and Stealing Intellectual Property Need to Be Confronted by “Gunboat” Nations
In Innovation Files, Nigel Cory argues that a new paper by academics Sinclair Davidson and Jason Potts presents a new model that better captures the global battle over intellectual property.
July 12, 2016
In Innovation Files, Stephen Ezell provides an overview of localization barriers to trade in the life sciences sector recently enacted by countries around the world.