China reports large trade deficit
China posted its largest trade deficit in at least a decade in February, after imports of commodities jumped as companies built up supplies.
BBC News – 3/11/2012
Equipment Makers Expect To Benefit From New Trade Pacts
U.S. construction equipment makers are expected to be among the industry sectors that stand to benefit from new trade agreements between the U.S. and South Korea, Columbia and Panama, government and industry officials say.
Engineering News Record – 10/14/2011
Obama Administration Sending Mixed Signals On Free Trade Agreements
The Obama administration is sending mixed signals on whether it is ready to move forward with the three pending free trade agreements.
AgriMarketing – 7/25/2011
Manufacturers: Trade Agreements Will Create Jobs
National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President for International Economic Affairs Frank Vargo released this statement today regarding the Obama Administration's letter to Congress on the Colombia free trade agreement (FTA):
National Association of Manufacturers – 5/4/2011
Trade opportunities growing in Iraq
U.S. strategy in Iraq is making a transition from reconstruction and agricultural redevelopment to a greater focus on trade. That's according to Dan Berman with USDA's Foreign Agriculture Service, who returned last month from a trade mission to Iraq, which he describes as a catalyst for that transition.
Brownfield – 7/2/2010