Trade & Manufacturing Alert - April 2014 (#2)


In This Issue:

- Downturn in Chinese Economy May Be Triggering An Export Surge

- EPA Issues Guidance On American Iron And Steel Requirement For $2.4 Billion In FY 2014 Clean Water And Drinking Water State Revolving Funds

- New Study Estimates That Ending Currency Manipulation Could Create 5.8 Million Jobs In The United States

- News Of Note:

..USTR Sets Policy Goals For FY2015 And Looks To Increase Budget And Personnel

..President Obama Issues Executive Order Streamlining Export/Import Process

..Commerce Department Announces Partnership Withe Bay On Export Opportunities

- Excerpt from USTR Sets Policy Goals For FY 2015 And Looks To Increase Budget And Personnel:

The office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is responsible for developing and coordinating U.S. international trade, commodity, and direct investment policy, and overseeing negotiations with other countries. USTR's top priorities for FY2015, which begins on October 1, 2014, are concluding Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks and making progress in Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks with the European Union.

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