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China Wins if NAFTA Dies

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Originally published by Americas Quarterly (http://www.americasquarterly.org) BY SHANNON O’NEIL | MARCH 9, 2017 It’s not just U.S. industrial behemoths that stand to lose if NAFTA ends – small businesses from the border to the heartland would suffer.   Much is made of the perils of ending NAFTA for Mexico, and rightly so. The 23-year-old agreement […]

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Cat’s Cradle: Scrapping NAFTA Will Wreak Havoc on Auto Industry Supply Chains

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A generation after the landmark trade deal, automakers aren’t even sure how they could start to unravel cross-border manufacturing of thousands of components. By David Francis – David Francis is a senior reporter for Foreign Policy, where he covers international finance. An award-winning journalist, David has reported from all over Europe, Nigeria, Kenya, Mexico, and Afghanistan on […]

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National District Export Council Press Release – Updated 15 Feb 2017

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National District Export Council Press Release:  International Trade Administration Exports of American goods and services constitute a critical foundation of the U.S. economy. Numerous studies have shown that exports are a key component of economic growth. In order for this growth to continue, however, U.S. governmental policies that encourage exports are essential. These policies include […]

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From The Economist — The manufacturing jobs delusion

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An interesting story, shared by Melissa Sanderson, Arizona District Export Council Chair. Please click link below to original article: http://www.economist.com/blogs/buttonwood/2017/01/economics-and-finance?fsrc=scn/ln_ec/the_manufacturing_jobs_delusion

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Is the Carrier Deal the Kind of Solution We Are Looking For?

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American manufacturing must become more efficient, more automated and the workers must become more skillful. By Rosemary Coates. Published in Supply Chain Management Review, December 9, 2016 A lot of hype was created in the press again this week with the saving of 800 jobs at Carrier Corporation from going to Mexico.  But the issues with this […]

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ITA’s Top Markets Report Series

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Announcing the complete 2016 line-up of the International Trade Administration’s Top Markets Report Series. The reports are designed to be forward-looking market intelligence that helps exporters determine their next export market by comparing opportunities across borders. Each report ranks future export opportunities within a particular industry based on sector-specific methodologies and analysis. The reports provide […]

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