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Trading Up: U.S. Trade and Investment Policy

Progress Report and Scorecard

Trading Up: U.S. Trade and Investment Policy - us-trade-and-investment-policy-report  

Publisher Council on Foreign Relations Press

Release Date Updated April 2015

16 pages



The scorecard infographic and accompanying progress report, "Trading Up: U.S. Trade and Investment Policy," analyzes the overall health of the U.S. economy by focusing on shifts in global trade and foreign direct investment in the United States. This report was updated in April 2015 to reflect the latest data.

This scorecard is part of CFR's Renewing America initiative, which generates innovative policy recommendations on revitalizing the U.S. economy and replenishing the sources of American power abroad. Scorecards provide analysis and infographics assessing policy developments and U.S. performance in such areas as infrastructure, education, international trade, and government deficits. The initiative is supported in part by a generous grant from the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Foundation. Previous reports and scorecards have evaluated federal regulation policyfederal worker-retraining policyU.S. debttransportation infrastructurefederal education policytrade, and corporate tax.

Trading Up Infographic

More About This Publication

This report was written by Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow Edward AldenResearch Associate for Business and Foreign Policy Jane McMurrey, and Associate Director for Renewing America Publications Rebecca Strauss. The report was updated by Alden and Research Associate for Competitiveness and Foreign Policy Robert Maxim.

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