WITA is the largest non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to providing a neutral forum in the nation’s capital for an open and robust discussion of international trade and economic issues.
WITA’s considered Washington’s premier trade forum expressing all views promoting trade-related dialogue from DC to around the world.
WITA’s growing membership consists of almost 2,000 Washington-based international trade professionals, including but not limited to
the Executive Branch, U.S government agencies, the trade bar, the private sector, other trade associations, NGOs, foreign embassies, academia,
and any others interested in international trade.
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Reporting by KRISTA HUGHES; Editing by ALAN CROSBY 3/4/15 (Reuters) – The United States expects a global deal to cut customs red tape and streamline import procedures to come into force this year, a senior trade official said on Wednesday. Mark Linscott, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for World Trade Organization and Multilateral Affairs, said Washington Read more »
Published By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS 02/26/15 WASHINGTON — President Obama, facing an uphill climb in persuading Congress to grant him the authority to complete significant trade deals, sought to ease concerns on Thursday that such agreements would help corporations at the expense of American workers. The public relations push includes a series of programs to promote Read more »
Published By DOUG PALMER 2/25/15 Hate NAFTA? Fair enough. But not all trade deals are the same, and there’s a lot to like about agreements negotiated since 2000, a new study released today by a center-left think tank argues as Congress nears action on key trade legislation. “If we judge the economic impact of trade Read more »
Published By VICKI NEEDHAM 02/23/15 Trade remained a hot topic on Monday as supporters and opponents staked out their positions with the introduction of trade promotion authority (TPA) legislation on the horizon. The White House and organized labor boiled down their conflicting arguments to whether the trade agreements, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), will Read more »