Trade

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Above the FoldAug 07, 2015 - 12:15pm

Latin America: A Pivotal Moment for a Region on Edge

How an economic slowdown and political corruption scandals are pushing the region toward a crisis.

Above the FoldOct 10, 2014 - 11:30am

5 Evergreen Lessons from a 15th Century Entrepreneur

Columbus Day weekend offers a great opportunity to recognize one of America's very first entrepreneurs.

Above the FoldJul 25, 2014 - 2:15pm
Export-Import Bank

Export-Import Bank is "Indispensable"

The Export-Import Bank is “indispensable,” says U.S. Chamber executive vice president and head of international affairs Myron Brilliant in a Roll Call op-ed post.

Above the FoldMay 21, 2014 - 9:45am

Minnesota Baby Pillows Go Global, Thanks to Ex-Im

Some people think that the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) is providing “welfare” to companies who would be “just fine without it.” Opponents argue that the bank only benefits major multinational companies.

Above the FoldMay 16, 2014 - 8:00am

Antitrust Enforcement: In Pursuit of Open, Competitive Markets

Competition policy and trade policy have long been viewed to be complementary. Ideally, both unleash the power of competition in the marketplace to benefit consumers, not protect producers. In practice, however, promoting competition through antitrust enforcement is no simple matter.

Above the FoldMay 09, 2014 - 1:30pm

The Importance of Imports: The “To Do” List

In the end, imports are important because they show that trade is a two-way street — with benefits on both sides.

Above the FoldMay 02, 2014 - 11:45am

Forget the Polls: It’s the Wrong Time to be World Weary

If we don’t engage, but instead choose to withdraw, others with different core values and economic agendas will fill the vacuum.

Above the FoldApr 18, 2014 - 8:45am

Balderdash and ISDS

Type "investment protection," or "investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)," into your search engine, and you’ll find misleading information abounds. There is a serious game of deception going on, and the same old isolationist critics are hoping you don’t notice the con they are trying to pull-off.

Above the FoldApr 10, 2014 - 10:30am

Singing the Same Tune on Trade

From America’s heartland to the Wild West, the chorus of influential voices urging policymakers to move forward on trade and renew trade promotion authority (TPA) is getting louder.

Above the FoldApr 04, 2014 - 2:45pm
Tunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa speaks at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

The New Tunisia: A Democracy Start-Up

A new momentum is on the rise in the home to the first Arab spring revolution of 2011.