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International Organizations


Course on Dispute Settlement (UNCTAD)
General online course on WTO regulations

Documents
List of all WTO documents

FAO
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialised agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger

Glossary
Most common WTO terms

ICCWBO
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is the largest, most representative business organization in the world.

IDLO
International Development Law Organization (IDLO) supports efforts by developing transitional countries to strengthen the rule of law and good governance in order to stimulate sustainable economic and social development and to alleviate poverty.

ICSID
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) is an autonomous international institution with the primary purpose of providing facilities for conciliation and arbitration of international investment disputes.

IFC
International Finance Corporation (IFC) promotes sustainable private sector investment in developing countries

International Trade Centre (UNCTAD and WTO)
Provides sustainable and inclusive trade development solutions to the private sector

OAS
Organization of American States (OAS) is an international organization of the thirty-five independent states of the Americas

The World Bank

UNCTAD
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is a permanent intergovernmental body and is the principal organ of the United Nations General Assembly dealing with trade, investment, and development issues

UNFCCC
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere

WTO Anti-dumping Gateway
Most utilized trade remedy mechanism

WTO Members
Information on each member and its participation in the WTO

WTO Dispute Settlement
Information on dispute cases

WIPO
The World Intellectual Property Organization is Intellectual Property agency of the United Nations

UNIDROIT
The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) is an independent intergovernmental organization which purpose is to study needs and methods for modernising, harmonising and co-ordinating private and in particular commercial law as between States and groups of States.

UNCITRAL
The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) formulates and regulates international trade in cooperation with the World Trade Organisation.

Statistics

Aliceweb (MDIC)
Official Brazilian international trade statistics source

ATPSM (UNCTAD)
Agriculture trade policy simulation model

Comtrade (UN)
Official United Nations international trade database

Dataweb (USITC)
Official American international trade statistics source

Easy XTNET (EUROSTAT)
Official European international trade statistics source

FAOStat (FAO)
Wide range of data on agriculture

GTAP
Global computable general equilibrium model

Market Acces Map (ITC)
Trade and tariff data

SIECA
Secretaria de Integración Economica Centroamericana (Spanish only)

SICE
Foreign Trade Information System - Antidumping Investigation Authorities in the Americas

WITS (WORLD BANK)
Gives access to 5 databases covering tariffs and trade

Trade Blocs


ALADI
The Asociación Latinoamericana de Integración (ALADI) is a Latin American trade integration association.

APEC
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, or APEC, is the premier forum for facilitating economic growth, cooperation, trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region.

ASEAN
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, was established on 8 August 1967 in Bangkok, Thailand, with the signing of the ASEAN Declaration (Bangkok Declaration) by the Founding Fathers of ASEAN, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

EU
General information on how the EU works, what it does and how the budget is spent. Find facts, figures, graphs, slides on all aspects of the EU. Learn more about the treaties that lay down the ground rules for how the EU operates.

Mercosur
A political and economic bloc formed by Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay in which partners have the objective of expanding the size of their national markets through integration, which is a prerequisite for accelerating their processes of economic development with social justice (Spanish and Portuguese only)

CARICOM
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), is an organization of 15 Caribbean nations and dependencies

NAFTA
The NAFTA Secretariat, comprised of a Canadian Section, a Mexican Section and a United States Section, is responsible for the administration of the dispute settlement provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

SACU
The Governments of the Republic of Botswana, Kingdom of Lesotho, Republic of Namibia, Republic of South Africa and Kingdom of Swaziland.

Governmental


Argentina
Comisión Nacional de Comercio Exterior (CNCE)
The CNCE is a decentralized organism that works in the field of the Secretary of Industry and Trade and of the small and medium-sized company.

Brazil

Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency
Guide to international buyers and investors interested in Brazil

Brazilian Trade Remedies Regulations
Laws that regulate the trade remedies in Brazil (Portuguese only)

Brazilian Government´s Exporters Showcase
Government´s Gateway to Brazilian exporters of various segments

Development, Industry and External Trade Ministry´s External Trade Secretariat
Information on all working areas of the secretariat (International Negotiations, Trade Remedies, etc) (Portuguese only)

External Trade Chamber
Brazilian collegiate that regulate all the External Trade policies (Portuguese only).

Itamaraty
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the political organ of the Direct Administration whose institutional mission is to assist the President in the formulation of foreign policy of Brazil, to ensure its implementation, maintain diplomatic relations with governments of foreign states, international agencies and organizations and promote the interests State and society Brazilians abroad (Portuguese only).

National Confederation of Industry´s Exporters Showcase
Gateway to Brazilian exporters of various segments

Dominican Republic
Trade Remedies Commission

Guatemala
Banco de Guatemala

Ministerio de Economía de Guatemala
Ministry of Economics (Spanish only)

United States

ABIT
The Brazilian Textile and Apparel Industry Association represents the integration of the Brazilian textile chain

ABIMAQ
The Brazilian Machinery Builders' Association is a representative entity of the strategic Brazilian machinery and equipment industry, prioritizing the national interests against those pertaining to sectors and the collectives against the individual ones.

Business Associations
Confederacão Nacional da Indústria

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
The CIA is an independent agency responsible for providing national security intelligence to senior US policymakers

FIESP

Internatinal Trade Administration
The International Trade Administration (ITA) strengthens the competitiveness of U.S. industry, promotes trade and investment, and ensures fair trade through the rigorous enforcement of our trade laws and agreements.

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the nation's largest industrial trade association representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector in the United States.

The Federal Register
Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

United States Department of Commerce (DOC)
The Commerce Department's mission is to help make American businesses more innovative at home and more competitive abroad.

USITC
The United States International Trade Commission is an independent, quasijudicial Federal agency with broad investigative responsibilities on matters of trade.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

United States Trade Representative
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is responsible for developing and coordinating U.S. international trade, commodity, and direct investment policy, and overseeing negotiations with other countries.

Others

 

Antidumpingpublishng.com
Antidumpingpublishing.com is a new portal providing detailed and up to date information on anti-dumping


Global Trade Alert
Global Trade Alert provides real-time information on state measures taken during the current global downturn that are likely to affect foreign commerce.

Instituto de Estudos do Comércio e Negociações Internacionais (ICONE)
The Institute for International Trade Negotiations (ICONE) is an organization that has become a reference in studies and projects on agriculture and agribusiness in Brazil and the world.

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