• CSI recently traveled to Mexico City for the fifth round of NAFTA negotiations:


    Christine Bliss NAFTA Round 5CSI President Christine Bliss

  • USServicesExportslogo for State Summary
    2014 Line Graph for 2006-2014 Exports
    The U.S. Services Export Page provides services export information for all U.S. states and congressional districts. Please visit servicescoalition.org/exports to find how much your district exported in 2014! 


  • 2016 Jobs Across America Project


    U.S. Map

    The "Jobs Across America"isan in-depth project which demonstrates how important services are in U.S. employment. The data reflects the latest available from the U.S. Census Bureau (2014).

What's New

  • February 7, 2018

    The Coalition of Services Industries (CSI) has published its 2018 agenda, Promoting American Competitiveness Through Services and Digitally Enabled Trade, outlining the organization’s annual priorities. The agenda emphasizes the importance of services and digitally enabled trade and investment in promoting all aspects of the U.S. economy, exemplified by U.S. services exports hitting a record high of $777.9 billion in 2017. To read our full statement click here.

  • January 23, 2018

    The Coalition of Services Industries (CSI) will attend the sixth round of negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in Montreal to spotlight the benefits of the existing NAFTA framework and modernization proposals to U.S. services providers, as well as highlight the risks of NAFTA withdrawal. To read our full statement click here.

  • December 28, 2017

    Today, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced the initiation of negotiations on potential amendments and modifications to the United States - Korea Free Trade Agreement will be held on January 5, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The full statement from USTR is available here.

The Service Economy

Services represents approximately 75% of US economic output and about 80% of US private sector employment. In 2010, US private services exports exceeded $526 billion, and had a services trade surplus of approximately $168 billion.Services represents approximately 75% of US economic output and about 80% of US private sector employment. In 2010, US private services exports exceeded $526 billion, and had a services trade surplus of approximately $168 billion.

Services are essential inputs into the production of virtually all products.  The price and quality of services influence costs and productivity in all other sectors in an economy, including manufacturing and agriculture.  Thus, when liberalized and made more efficient, services have a strong effect in the competitiveness of an entire economy.  For more data and statistics on the service economy, click here. 

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OCTOBER 27, 2016

CATEGORIES // 2016 News Releases

Yesterday CSI, along with other associations, sent a letter to Congressional leadership urging the passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The letter emphasized the importance of the U.S. financial services sector, and how it benefits from the agreement.

You can view the letter here.

 

OCTOBER 25, 2016

CATEGORIES // 2016 News Releases

Late last week the Global Services Coalition released a statement urging TiSA Ministers to pass a high standard agreement as negotiations continue into the fall. You can read the entire statement here.

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About CSI

CSI is the leading business organization dedicated to the development of U.S. domestic and international policies that enhance the global competitiveness of the U.S. service sector through bilateral, regional, multilateral, and other trade and investment initiatives. CSI is the leading business organization dedicated to the development of U.S. domestic and international policies that enhance the global competitiveness of the U.S. service sector through bilateral, regional, multilateral, and other trade and investment initiatives.

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