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Tori Whiting in The Daily Signal: Why We’re Falling Behind in World Trade

Why We’re Falling Behind in World Trade (originally published in The Daily Signal) By Tori Whiting, Research Assistant in the Center for Trade and Economics at The Heritage Foundation You may not know it, but May is World Trade Month.

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Steve Lamar in The Hill: Imports work for America

Imports work for America (originally published in The Hill) By Steve Lamar, Executive Vice President, American Apparel & Footwear Association To paraphrase Milton Friedman and Richard Nixon, we are all importers now. How do I know? Chances are you are

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Importance of GSP Imports for American Jobs

Importance of GSP Imports for American Jobs By Dan Anthony, Executive Director, Coalition for GSP The 2016 presidential elections have focused a lot on trade – and not in a good way. The remaining candidates on both sides of the

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The Importance of Imports

The Importance of Imports By John Murphy, Senior Vice President, International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Shut out imports from China and Mexico with a huge tariff wall. “Rip up” all of America’s current trade agreements, which are “part of

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The Importance of Imports: The “To Do” List

The Importance of Imports: The “To Do” List By John Murphy, Senior Vice President, International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce We’ve been celebrating “Imports Work for America” week (see earlier posts on what imports mean for American jobs, families, manufacturing,

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The Importance of Imports

The Importance of Imports By John Murphy, Senior Vice President, International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce As Washington debates the most ambitious trade agenda in years—including renewal of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and new trade pacts spanning the Pacific and

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Leading Trade Groups Announce Fourth Annual “Imports Work” Week

Leading Trade Groups Announce Fourth Annual “Imports Work” Week on May 11-15, 2015 Washington, D.C. – May 6, 2015 – A leading group of business associations, think tanks, and scholars today announced the fourth annual “Imports Work Week,” May 11-15,

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4 Lessons in Global Trade from World Cup

By Steve Lamar, Executive Vice President at the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) What can the World Cup teach us about international trade? It turns out plenty. There is a popular narrative circulating in the halls of Washington about how

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Five Myths About Imports

During World Trade Week, you'd think exports were all that mattered to the U.S. economy. The Wall Street Journal By LAURA BAUGHMAN May 19, 2014 On Monday, President Obama issued a proclamation marking the start of World Trade Week. The

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The Importance of Imports: The “To Do” List

By John Murphy, Vice President of International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce We’ve been celebrating “Imports Work for America” week. While the Chamber has long argued that boosting exports is vital to our economy, imports also play a critical role.

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