US Trade Representative (USTR) – 2018 National Trade Estimate Report.


Last week, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) released their 2018 National Trade Estimate. The National Trade Estimate (NTE) is an annual report documenting foreign trade and investment hurdles American exports face when conducting business abroad.

The entire 504 page report can be downloaded here.

Fortunately, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) has made several fact sheets available summarizing major points in these key issues:

2018 Fact Sheet: Key Barriers to Digital Trade

2018 Fact Sheet: Reducing Technical Barriers to Trade

2018 Fact Sheet: USTR Success Stories: Opening Markets for U.S. Agricultural Exports

2018 Fact Sheet: National Trade Estimate Report – Major Developments

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