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Posted: August 19, 2011 in Blogs
Vice President Joe Biden and Vice President Xi Jinping of China spoke on the economy, trade and investment Friday at a Beijing gathering attended by U.S. executives of companies that do business in China. Bloomberg's thorough roundup story, "Biden Talks Trade, Market Access With Coca-Cola, China CEOs," reported on the growing concerns of American business leaders that China's regulatory system intentionally restricted access to U.S companies and products.
Posted: August 18, 2011 in Blogs
During his just-completed bus tour through the Midwest, President Obama repeatedly called for enactment of the pending U.S. free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and Korea. Although the President continued to obscure the key process detail -- the White House must now submit the agreements to Congress -- the statements represented a strong endorsement of the trade deals as a means to create U.S. jobs.
Posted: August 17, 2011 in Blogs
Bill McKibben, an environmentalist author and professor, took to the op-ed page of today's Washington Post to help organize his scheme for national campaign of "civil disobediance" starting this weekend against TransCanada's $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline project.
Posted: August 16, 2011 in Blogs
We're to see that the U.S. Trade Representative's office has elevated the profile of the three pending free trade agreements on its homepage -- http://www.ustr.gov -- which we take to be reaffirmation of the White House's intention to move forward with the agreements with Colombia, Panama and Korea once Congress returns from its August recess.
Posted: July 29, 2011 in Hearings & Letters
Global demand, particularly in rapidly-growing markets such as Brazil, China, India and Russia, will be especially critical in expanding America’s clean technology industries and driving U.S. leadership of a 21st Century clean energy economy.