USTR Issues Annual Reports on Foreign Trade Barriers
On March 30, 2011 the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative issued the following annual reports on foreign trade barriers:
National Trade Estimate Report - The 2011 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers is the 26th in an annual series that surveys significant foreign barriers to U.S. exports in various countries. Among the topics covered in the report are corruption-related issues in various countries and a country-by-country assessment on issues regarding the Arab boycott of Israel.
Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures Report- The second annual SPS Report identifies various sanitary and phytosanitary-related trade barriers to U.S. agricultural products.
Technical Barriers to Trade Report - The second annual TBT Report identifies various non-tariff trade barriers, such as product standards, testing requirements, and other technical requirements.
These reports contain a variety of information that is useful to U.S. exporters trying to sell to existing and new markets.