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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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Special Trade Programs for U.S. Textile and Apparel

I just got back to Los Angeles after a wonderful couple of days in Las Vegas for the MAGIC apparel trade show. During my meeting with fabric and garment producers, some asked me about the benefits of trade agreements. Here … Continue reading

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Dr. Jackson Pushes for AGOA Renewal at Summit on Africa

The African Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) is an important U.S. law signed by former U.S. President Bill Clinton in 2000. AGOA is set to expire in 2015. At the African Growth and Economic Development Summit at USC earlier this month, I encouraged everyone interested in … Continue reading

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