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Council of Economic Advisors: Rationale for UPU Withdrawal


The Council of Economic Advisors (CEA), an agency within the Executive Office of the President, has issued a document that describes the Trump administration's rationale for withdrawing from the Universal Postal Union. The paper, "The U.S., the International Postal System, and the UPU: An Economic Framework,” elaborates on the United States’ position that the distortions in the terminal dues system harms domestic mailers and shippers.

Click here for the CEA report.

In October 2018, the Trump administration announced its intention to withdraw from the UPU. Click here for the White House statement.


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