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Advancing sustainable global trade

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Is trade really toxic? How imports support American jobs
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Understanding global trade

Original research, strategic insights and quick analysis that offer a better understanding of key global trade trends and issues.


Sustainable Trade Index 2023

The Hinrich-IMD Sustainable Trade Index (STI) measures the capacity of 30 major trading economies for long-term economic growth, societal well-being, and environmental stewardship across 71 indicators.

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Trade education tools

Our trade education tools include the QS International Trade Rankings to help students and employers identify the best trade-related masters programs around the world; and scholarships for trade business professionals, media and policymakers.

QS International Trade Rankings

Global Rankings of International Trade Master's Programs

The QS International Trade Rankings help students to identify programs that will secure them employment and accelerate their trade careers, enable companies to hire work-ready talent, and provide universities with comparability, recognition and the means to enhance their global trade programs.

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Resources, support, and recognition for journalists

Objective analysis of trade trends and issues, short-courses, Masters in International Journalism Studies (MAIJS) scholarships and an award for distinguished reporting on trade.

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Media come to us for fresh thinking and deep analysis into the issues impacting global trade outcomes. Read our recent experts’ commentaries. Drawn from a wide range of disciplines and sectors, our experts offer valuable views and opinions on achieving sustainable global trade.