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Trading on the American Dream

Trading on the American Dream

This piece was originally published in the December 2016 issue of electroindustry. Congressman Ron Kind (D-WI) To say we are in a period of great change and uncertainty would be an understatement, but through all of that one thing remains clear: economists of all stripes tell us that free, fair trade is good for jobs, good for families, and good for workers. While it is unclear where the next administration’s trade policy will take us, we do know that in a…

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Making Trade Work Better

Making Trade Work Better

The U.S. Senate is expected as soon as February 10 to begin considering a negotiated compromise bill to reauthorize the trade facilitation and enforcement functions of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Among other provisions that support lawful trade, the bill authorizes completion of the “single window” trade documentation submission system and facilitates cooperation between CBP and trademark holders to prevent importation of counterfeit products. The compromise also contains new Read more […]