U. S. Global Trade Outlook 1995-2000: Toward the 21st Century
DIANE Publishing, 1995 - 222 pages
Covers: America's best markets (European Union, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Canada and Japan; selected big emerging markets (Argentina, Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and South Africa); and the Russian economy. Also in-depth reports on expanding opportunities for selected industries: medical equipment and supplies, computer equipment, computer software, motor vehicles, auto parts, paper products, and information services. Economic and trade data by country; U.S. bilateral trade. Extensive references. Glossary.
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13 percent Argentina Asia BEMs billion in 1994 Brazil Canada China competitive Consumer Prices continue Department of Commerce developing countries economic growth electronic equipment and supplies European Union Exchange Rate expected to grow export market Exports Imports Figure 2 U.S. forecasts foreign Germany global Gross Domestic Product growth rates Hong Kong Indonesia inflation information services International Data Corporation International Monetary Fund International Trade investment Japan Japanese largest Latin America major market for U.S. ment Mexico motor vehicle NAFTA OECD opportunities for U.S. packaged software percent annually percent in 1994 Population 1993 region sector shipments Source South Africa South Korea Suite suppliers Taiwan tariff total U.S. Trade balance Trade Climate trade surplus Trade with U.S. U.S. companies U.S. computer U.S. Department U.S. exports U.S. firms U.S. industry U.S. manufacturers U.S. market U.S. medical equipment U.S. products U.S. Share United Kingdom World Exports world market
Page 216 - The value of US imports as determined by the US Customs Service. Generally defined as the price actually paid, excluding US import duties, freight, insurance, and other charges incurred in bringing merchandise to the United States. Dumping The sale of imported goods in the US market at prices below which comparable goods are sold in the exporter's home market
Page 130 - (Top 10 Suppliers); International Data Corporation (all others). "Thirteen countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom. "Previous countries plus Greece, Ireland, and Portugal. Computer Software
Page 216 - System (EMS), to be used as the denominator of EMS debts and credits and as a reserve credit in the European Monetary Cooperation Fund. The ECU is composed of a weighted basket of currencies of European Union members.
Page 217 - In general, the right to possess or control the use of intellectual property, such as trademarks, copyrights, patents, trade secrets, and semiconductor mask works. Established in 1945, the IMF is a permanent forum for its member countries (179 as of December
Page 138 - Datamation, 275 Washington St., Newton, MA 02158, 617/964-3030. Information Technology Association of America, 1616 N. Fort Myer Dr., Suite 1300, Arlington, VA 22209, 703/522-5055. Interactive Multimedia Association, 3 Church Circle, Suite 800, Annapolis, MD 21401, 410/626-1380. International Data Corporation, 5 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701, 800/343-4952. Software Publishers Association, 1730 M St., NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036, 202/452-1600.
Page 184 - Gale Research, Inc., Directory of Databases, PO Box 33477, Detroit, MI 48226, 313/961-2243. Input, 1881 Landings Dr., Mountain View, CA 94043, 415/961-3300. Information Industry Association, Suite 800, 555 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001, 202/639-8262. Information Technology Association of America, 1616 North Fort Myer Dr., Suite 1300, Arlington, VA 22209, 703/522-5055. Interactive Services Association, Suite 865, 8403 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20910, 301/495-4955. Appendixes
Page 217 - The value of all goods and services produced in a country during a specified time period. (See Value added.)
Page 132 - Intellectual Property Rights Piracy losses are greatest in Asia and Europe Critical Issues Vigorous protection of intellectual property rights (IPR—which include patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and semiconductor mask works) is critical to trade in software. Although many countries have improved their IPR practices in recent years, the Business Software Alliance, an industry trade association, estimates that piracy deprived software developers of about $13 billion in worldwide revenues...
Page 32 - The US. trade deficit with the EU will likely shrink in 1995." second-largest export market, it absorbed $102.8 billion worth of US products in 1994. It is the fastest-growing market for US high-technology exports, the predominant destination for US direct investment, and the largest source of foreign direct investment in the United States. It also ranks as the largest overseas market for