Category Archives: Free Trade Agreements

Top 5 Trade Policies to Follow in 2015: An Update

In January, I highlighted five key U.S. trade policies to watch this year. A little more than half way through the year, there have been a number of significant advancements. In other policies mentioned, progress has been slow. These trade … Continue reading

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Bill Receives Minimal Attention, Creates Huge Opportunities for Businesses

Economic growth in the emerging markets of Sub-Saharan Africa….leaves Africa poised for long-term investment in infrastructure, energy, agriculture, and services.  Not only does this offer the prospect of continued economic growth in the world’s poorest region, it also creates tremendous … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Trade Policies to Follow in 2015

This year is an important year for a number of trade policies and agreements between the United States and countries around the world. These trade policies are important in determining U.S. competitiveness around the globe.

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Our Health and Free Trade: Tobacco and TPP

As we near the end of 2014, it looks as if we will conclude yet another year without having finalized the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations. Nevertheless, the negotiations are still moving along slowly. Negotiators are scheduled to meet this … Continue reading

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U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit a Good Opportunity to Move African Free Trade Area Forward

About 50 African leaders are visiting Washington, D.C. starting today for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. This is the first time that a U.S. president will bring together a number of a African heads of states at a single conference. The … Continue reading

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