This article will explore the effects of the antitrust laws on international trade and the probable reasons for any adverse impact. It will then consider the primary alternative legislative proposal intended to remedy the perceived antitrust barrier to trade, the Export Trade Association Act of 1981. Finally, the article examines the responsiveness of the Antitrust Improvements Act to the problems and the potential hazards of an altered antitrust policy.
George E. Garvey, The Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act of 1981, 14 L. & POL’Y INT’L BUS. 1 (1982).