Imports Work for America (2013). In this groundbreaking study, Trade Partnership Worldwide quantifies the positive contribution of imports to the U.S. economy. The report shows how imports improve U.S. manufacturing competitiveness, raise standards of living, and support more than 16 million net American jobs.  Imports have a net positive job impacts in every state. 

Published to coincide with “Imports Work for America Week” and “World Trade Month,” the report was sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association, the National Retail Federation, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the American Apparel & Footwear Association.  Click here to download a copy of the report.


Impacts of Trade: State Studies (2013). The Trade Partnership examined the impacts of exports, imports, and foreign investment at the state level. Each state study examines the roles that trade plays in the lives of state manufactureres, farmers, and families. Prepared for the Business Roundtable, copies may be obtained from the BRT's website.


Technical Assistance for Intellectual Property Rights Protection (2013). Laura Baughman, Joseph Francois, and Christine McDaniel of Trade Partnership Worldwide, LLC along with Charles Schwartz of Commercial Legal Environment Advancement and Reform, LLC authored a study that found a positive correlation between technical assistance programs involving intellectual property rights and U.S. business activity.

The study, conducted for the International Intellectual Property Insitute (IIPI), may be found here. A press release for the study may be found on the IIPI website here.


US Congressional District Exports to China: 2002-11 (2012).
The Trade Partnership examined sector-specific export growth to China for each of the 435 U.S. congressional districts for the US-China Business Council's annual report. Click here for a copy of this year's study.

Russia PNTR Website (2012). The Business Roundtable used data and state-by-state reports from The Trade Partnership to create a new website advocating for congressional approval of permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) for Russia. The website can be found here.


Everyone Has a Stake in Trade
The Trade Partnership released a report that highlights Congressional District level exports of goods and services. The report utilizes data from The Trade Partnerships 2012 CDx databases. A copy of the report can be found here.



State Studies on Russian PNTR (2012). The Trade Partnership created state-by-state reports on the top exports to Russia - and how they compete against exports from China, the EU, and others in the Russia market – to show the importance of granting permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) for Russia.  The reports, completed for the Business Roundtable, can be found here or through the Business Roundtable's interactive site here.