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Texas A&M International University
A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business
      Monday, December 18, 2017      

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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 A.R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business 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.

mission

The Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade at Texas A&M International University has as its mission to study and promote research on globalization with special emphasis on the Western Hemisphere. The Center will aim to increase awareness and knowledge about the Western Hemispheric countries and their economical, political and social interactions. The Center will also spotlight Texas A&M International University and the City of Laredo as key resources of information, research, training and conferences focusing on the Western Hemisphere. Consistent with the mission of the College of Business Administration, the Center will promote education and teaching through its various programs.

focus

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.

goals
  • to conduct conferences, seminars and certification programs on topics dealing with Western Hemispheric issues
  • to encourage and facilitate visiting lectures, student and faculty exchanges from around the Hemisphere
  • to publish a database, journal, and digest to provide current information about trade agreements and relevant issues surrounding the Western Hemisphere
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