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about The Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade


The Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade at Texas A&M International University is a public service institute founded to study globalization with special emphasis on the Western Hemisphere. The Center is a part of the College of the Business Administration and it supports the college as well as the entire Texas A&M International University community with its various programs. The Center seeks to increase awareness and knowledge about the Western Hemispheric countries and their economical, political and social interactions. The Center highlights Texas A&M International University and the City of Laredo and promotes education.

The Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade is a unique, leading research facility that along with its allied components and key contacts throughout the Western Hemisphere provides current and relevant information about issues dealing with trade and commerce that affect its constituents in the Hemisphere.

history

Since its inception in 1993, the Center has become a valuable resource for joint research and faculty and student exchanges. The Center is a key location for educational entities, businesses and governments to turn to for up to date and relevant information on the Western Hemisphere. The Center provides a forum for international discussion and debate for representatives from countries in the Western Hemisphere regarding issues that affect trade and other economic relations within the Hemisphere. Through its alliance with educational entities, businesses and governments throughout the Hemisphere, the Center offers practical and targeted lectures imparted by visiting faculty, professionals, society leaders and scholars.

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The Center's research focuses on subjects that affect Western Hemispheric Trade, including trade agreements, tariffs, customs, regional and national economies, politics, business development, finance, the environment and culture. The Center's publications include: The International Trade Journal: Western Hemispheric Studies, The Western Hemispheric Trade Digest, and a 'White Paper Series'. These publications provide current information about trade agreements and relevant issues surrounding the Western Hemisphere and together with an electronic database are important research tools for both academia and the general public.

 

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