The publications listed below are part of CSI's efforts to maintain an up-to-date resource library of services-related publications focusing on issues of interest to CSI and its members.
Click here for the Coalition of Services Industries 2018 Agenda: “Promoting American Competitiveness Through Services and Digitally Enabled Trade.”
Click here for the Congressional Research Service (CRS) Insight, "Escalating Tariffs: Timeline and Potential Impact." (July 31, 2018)
Click here for the CRS Insight, "The WTO: US Participation at Risk?" (July 31, 2018)
Click here for the CRS Report, "US-China Trade." (July 30, 2018)
Click here for the Atlantic Council blog post, “Trade in Services Agreement: A Way Out of the Trade War?" (July 23, 2018) Key points include:
Citibank supports the fair and free flow of trade of goods and services worldwide and dialogue that furthers those ends for the benefit of people and society at large. Read "Why Trade is Evolving, Not Going Away," by Francisco Aristeguieta, CEO of Asia Pacific at Citi. This article originally appeared as part of the 2018 Milken Institute Asia Summit. Continue reading
Politico Morning Trade reported on key services priorities that CSI is pushing on behalf of its members. CSI President Christine Bliss told the publication, "As the negotiations intensify and potentially move toward closure, we want to ensure that the remaining open issues in these areas are resolved in a positive, commercially meaningful way that builds on and does not undermine existing NAFTA framework, rules and market access in services, investment and procurement." Bliss’s push coincides with Mexican Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo’s return to Washington for additional NAFTA talks. CSI is working to ensure negotiators keep an eye on rules regarding cross-border services, financial services, telecommunications, investment, digital trade and customs modernization. Continue reading
According to the June 2018 report "Platform-Enabled Small Business Formation as a Counterweight Against Forces of Economic Concentration" from the eBay Public Policy Lab, online marketplaces like eBay Marketplace give small businesses and entrepreneurs access to national and global consumer markets outside of their local economies
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