Global CD-ROM

Guide to U.S. GLOBAL TRADE OUTLOOK 1995-2000
on CD-ROM

Published by the International Trade Administration of the Dept. of Commerce, the U.S. Global Trade Outlook 1995-2000 "provides an assessment of America's place in the global economy by highlighting growth and trade trends in key countries and sectors." GTO is the successor to the reference source U.S. Industrial Outlook. The text includes topical articles supplemented by statistical tables. In addition to the text, there are three data appendixes which provide economic and trade data, bilateral trade balances between the United States and other countries and selected foreign trade highlights. Also available in print at Reference C 61.34/3:995-2000.

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