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Blaming Free Trade Alone Ignores Deeper Systemic Issues

Arguments that free trade agreements, including recently signed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), cause more harm than good are based on limited information and extensive rhetoric. Consequently, the real challenges plaguing the United States are overlooked. Here are a couple of … Continue reading

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International Trade is a Top Issue in Today’s South Carolina Primary

Voters in South Carolina are voting for who they think should be the nominee for each political party in this year’s presidential election. International trade is among the top issues for South Carolinian voters, since it is a state that … Continue reading

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California’s Services Sector Stands to Benefit from TPP

by Natalie Hatour The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is expected to open up markets in the Asia-Pacific region for American firms and boost U.S. services exports (see most recent TPP post). At the state-level, the TPP also has the potential … Continue reading

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TPP Opens Doors for the U.S. Services Sector

by Natalie Hatour The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement was signed between the United States and 11 other countries on October 5, 2015. As the agreement undergoes approval by each member country, the TPP presents opportunities for the U.S. services sector, … Continue reading

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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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