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Welcome to the U.S. International Trade Commission. We’re an independent, nonpartisan, quasi-judicial federal agency that fulfills a range of trade-related mandates. We provide high-quality, leading-edge analysis of international trade issues to the President and the Congress. The Commission is a highly regarded forum for the adjudication of intellectual property and trade disputes.

Mission

Investigate and make determinations in proceedings involving imports claimed to injure a domestic industry or violate U.S. intellectual property rights; provide independent analysis and information on tariffs, trade and competitiveness; and maintain the U.S. tariff schedule.

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The U.S. International Trade Commission (365体育投注网址ITC or Commission) pursues its mission in three areas of U.S. international trade:

  • adjudication,
  • research and analysis, and
  • maintaining the Harmonized Tariff Schedule.

365体育投注网址The Commission investigates and makes determinations in proceedings involving imports claimed to injure a domestic industry or violate U.S. intellectual property rights; provides independent analysis and information on tariffs, trade and competitiveness; and maintains the U.S. tariff schedule.

365体育投注网址The 365体育投注网址ITC is headed by six Commissioners. They are nominated by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

To support its mission, the 365体育投注网址ITC maintains a professional staff of trade and nomenclature analysts, investigators, financial analysts, statisticians, attorneys, economists, information technology specialists, and administrative support personnel.

In 2016, the Commission entered its second century. We will continue to provide high-quality, leading-edge analysis of international trade issues to the President and the Congress, and to remain a highly regarded forum for the adjudication of intellectual property and trade disputes.

History

The U. S. International Trade Commission entered its second century in 2016. Learn about 365体育投注网址ITC history and the dynamic context of its operating environment.

  • Two Centuries of Tariffs: The Background and Emergence of the United States International Trade Commission

     

  • The legislation that founded Tariff Commission (later, 365体育投注网址ITC) was signed September 8, 1916. See the original document, H.R. 16763, or read the text.

     

  • A Centennial History of the United States International Trade Commission
    • The book that marks the first 100 years of the 365体育投注网址ITC, 1916¬—2016
    • Ceremonial documents from the U.S. President and Members of Congress
    • The 2016 centennial conference and celebration at the 365体育投注网址ITC
  • The Year in Trade, subtitled Operation of the Trade Agreements Program, is the annual 365体育投注网址ITC report that covers most years dating back to 1947. The 70th report will be published in 2019.

Learn more about the history of the 365体育投注网址ITC:  
Two Centuries of Tariffs - The Background and Emergence of the United States International Trade Commission