Trade Imperatives for American Manufacturers
U.S. industrial production has risen by two-thirds in the past 30 years. Manufacturing has bounced back from the pandemic recession and today employs 12.6 million Americans, with average earnings topping $30 per hour.
International trade is crucial to American economic growth and competitiveness. Here’s how international business, trade, and investment can drive sales and job creation.
As other nations race to achieve their own market-opening trade deals, the United States cannot be left behind. The U.S. Chamber is dedicated to pursuing new trade and investment agreements that uphold and improve our standard of living and our standing in the world. Trade agreements must establish high standards, protect American innovation, and be fully enforceable.
India and Africa offer relatively untapped markets and unique trade opportunities for U.S. businesses.
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- Nov 17, 2021
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Finance and the House Committee on Ways and Means, supporting committee action on bills to renew the Generalized System of Preferences and the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill, and to extend Permanent Normal Trade Relations to the Republic of Kazakhstan.
- Oct 11, 2021
The continued success of the World Trade Organization (WTO) is critical to the U.S. business community. The global rules-based trading system the WTO embodies has benefited countries around the world — but none more than the United States. And that holds for its dispute settlement system as well.
- Aug 16, 2021
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced on August 10, 2021, that the U.S. and Tridonex agreed to a course of remediation in response to a labor complaint filed against the auto parts manufacturer in May.
- Jul 19, 2021
An earlier blog posted on July 8, 2021 described a USMCA complaint which alleged a violation of rights occurred at a GM facility in Sialo, Mexico. On that same day, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the U.S. and Mexico reached a remediation agreement which can be read in full here.