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What China’s Currency Devaluation Means for US-China Trade

Following last week’s news about China’s economic slowdown and stock market crashes, China, once again, has devalued its currency. Debates continue as to what this most recent currency devaluation will mean for the global market. For example, Reuters reporters, Lu Jianxin … Continue reading

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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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An Opportunity to Be Heard

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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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U.S. Businesses Are Missing Out in the African Continent

About 50 African heads of state were in Washington, D.C. last week for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit to discuss the economic potential of the continent. Despite the economic success of a number of African countries in recent years, two-way trade … Continue reading

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