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WSJ: Canada, Mexico Reject Proposal to Rework Nafta Corporate Arbitration System

Canada, Mexico Reject Proposal to Rework Nafta Corporate Arbitration System U.S. says ISDS system erodes sovereignty by allowing multinational companies to circumvent domestic courts. William Mauldin – Wall Street Journal – 01/29/18 Mexico and Canada Read More

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New Solar Panel Tariffs – Felt by AZ Companies, Consumers

Arizona Daily Sun Publication Reprint: 1/26/2018 WASHINGTON – New tariffs imposed Tuesday by the Trump administration on imported solar products will benefit domestic manufacturers, but could hit consumers and other parts of the solar energy Read More

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Select USA – Foreign Direct Investment into Arizona

U.S. Government Program … … to Promote and Facilitate Business Investment in the US. The link below provides information regarding Foreign Direct Investment into Arizona.  Click Here for Fact Sheet

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DEC Chair: Greetings & Happy New Year 2018!

Greetings for a Prosperous 2018! Much of last year’s biggest news is spilling over into this new year.  There is general elation over the largest tax reform in twenty years has prompted many businesses to Read More

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CompTIA DC Fly-In – Natural Partnership with Tech & Business

Natural Partners – Technology, Business & Exports 2018 CompTIA DC-Fly-In Event A record number of technology executive and business owners from across the country are expected February 13-14 for the 2018 CompTIA DC Fly-In.  Don’t Read More

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NY Times: Trump’s Solar Tariffs Are Clouding the Industry’s Future

Reprint:  NY Times – JAN 23, 2018 – By ANA SWANSON and BRAD PLUMER At a solar farm in North Carolina, workers are bracing for the effect of a new tariff on imported solar cells Read More

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DEC Partner: Glenn Hamer – Let’s Make a Deal

Glenn Hamer is the President and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry Reprint:  The Bottom Line – A Weekly Column from the Business Community – 1/23/18 With a major tax reform bill Read More

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DEC Partner: Steve Zylstra – Congress Must Act to Save Dreamers

Steve Zylstra:  President & CEO – Arizona Tech Council From the Phoenix Business Journal Dec 20, 2017, 9:35am MST Unless or until Congress acts or a court declares otherwise, the DHS Memorandum rescinding DACA remains Read More

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DEC Partners: GPEC & Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce & Industry

AZ Trade Talk … … is a communication from the desks of Chris Camacho, President & CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, and Glenn Hamer, President & CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce Read More

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Ducey, AZ & NAFTA – Rework Could Improve Trade

Ducey says NAFTA rework could improve Arizona-Mexico trade By KTAR.com January 11, 2018 at 9:40 am PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey said trade between Arizona and Mexico is a key part of his state’s economy Read More

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DEC Member: Lea Marquez Peterson – Tax Reform Good for Small Business

By Lea Márquez Peterson Special to the Arizona Daily Star – Nov 19, 2017 As the president of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, I’ve seen firsthand that our current tax code places a stifling Read More

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USTR Releases Updated NAFTA Negotiating Objectives

Washington, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer 11/17/17 released an updated summary of the negotiating objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). This update marks the first time USTR Read More

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DEC Facilitation: NAFTA, Global Trade, Impacts on Arizona Jobs & Economy

Senator Worsley, Senator Pratt and Senator Brophy-McGee The Arizona District Export Council was pleased on November 7 to bring together a group of Arizona’s State Senators and business leaders to discuss the important benefits of Read More

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DEC Library: The Trade Deficit is Not Destroying Jobs ..

. . . But tearing up NAFTA will. BY:  David M. Rubenstein Fellow – Global Economy and Development All three countries openly say they don’t see eye-to-eye on many of the proposals brought to the Read More