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Needed: US National Trade Policy

Barry, My Liege :

It appears that a Chinese company, Lenovo, is trying to buy IBM’s server unit. That is the company which makes and services computer servers used by the FBI, Pentagon and US Telecommunications firms. 79 more words


A few months ago, I talked with a government official about the fatherhood empowerment non-profit I launched in Africa. The “wow” feeling was all I got. 902 more words


Why Textile and Apparel Majors Need to Know about Trade Policy

This past week, TMD433 (Textile market) moved to the topic of trade policy, which as usual turned out to be one of the most challenging and “least exciting” chapters for our students. 504 more words

US Textile And Apparel Industries

Brian Mulroney's 'Next Big Thing for Canada'

Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney was in Ottawa to speak about the “next big thing” for Canada on Tuesday night. This is the full text of his speech: 4,278 more words

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The Ways and Means Hearing Shows Divided Views on US Trade Policy for Textiles and Apparel

US Trade Representative Michael Froman testified on Obama’s 2014 trade policy agenda before the House Ways and Means Committee on April 3. Issues concerning the textile, apparel and the footwear industry were raised three times during the 3-hour hearing. 502 more words

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Report: Restrictive Trade Policy Does Not Decrease Poverty

The World Bank’s working paper Food Price Spikes, Price Insulation, and Poverty reports that trade policy can keep domestic food prices down compared to world prices, but have led to an increase in international food prices. 205 more words